Blaze Your Own Trail

    I have just returned from a weekend Writers’ Conference here in New England. My mind is still racing and I am heading into a busy week…I am hoping to catch a bit more time to process the wealth of information, beauty and diverse voices  I experienced during this  event. Meantime, as always findingContinue reading “Blaze Your Own Trail”

A Poet Responds to a Painting

  Recently I received some fabulous mail from a Canadian friend. It was chock full of the kind of ephemera we journaling types adore.  Canada is celebrating it’s 150th birthday this year but it seems I get the presents. She included a lovely Starbucks Canadian travel mug I have been toting back and forth onContinue reading “A Poet Responds to a Painting”

From the Perspective of Dust

  A little backstory on today’s poetic offering. I had a conversation on the phone with my nephew Todd as I prepared dinner last night. He has been through some upheaval, but I am grateful to know the Lord has taken hold of him. As I spoke with him, I recalled my early days of seeking God,Continue reading “From the Perspective of Dust”

Seated in the Heavenlies (Lent 2016)

  Although this may be a poem, it was also straight from my journal this morning. I want to encourage you to make time for your spiritual self to emerge by journaling your heart and prayers on  your own journal pages. I have been feeling dry spiritually the past week…so for me this writing reflectsContinue reading “Seated in the Heavenlies (Lent 2016)”