A Little Prayer for a Big Pandemic (or vice versa)

Today, a prayer from my journal that became a poem to share. May the words be received, and may they do the work they need to in the heart of the one who needs the work to be done in them, including me. Amen.

I Know Why

When our hearts and minds cannot wrap around reality, poetry allows a pathway to find the way through to a broader place. A place where words, feelings, imagery and meaning intermingle acting as hope, healing balm, and help to the soul’s cry for understanding. I believe poetry, music, and all creative endeavors- painting, drawing, sculptingContinue reading “I Know Why”

Affirming the Life of Christ Within

  As a new year starts many consider setting goals. As I consider my goals, I can’t help but consider the One who is my ultimate goal… my aim always,  but articulated and affirmed in my One Word 2018. As we move forward into all God has for us in this new year, may weContinue reading “Affirming the Life of Christ Within”

The Empty Glass and Understanding Poetry

    My husband and I attended a “Poetry Jam” in Pawcatuck, Connecticut at a lovely Cafe  (Valiant Brothers Provisions)  this week which was hosted by RI Poet Laureate Emeritus Lisa Starr and her former High School Creative Writing  Teacher, Lou Gabordi. It was a a wonderful night of excellent food, warm laughter and  a deliciously eclecticContinue reading “The Empty Glass and Understanding Poetry”