Tag Archives: Encouragement

Paul’s Prescription

When we seek to see by God’s heart each day the struggle borne by others as they travel on their way When we lift the spirit of both stranger and friend we find hope and patience for ourselves in the … Continue reading

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More Than a Friend

Preparing to attend today the burial of a dear old friend And by old I mean she was 43 years my senior Still, I loved her like a sister and at the same time she was mentor, prayer warrior, confident, … Continue reading

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A Little about Me

Over at dVerse Poets Pub we’re celebrating the 4-year anniversary of the pub with Marina’s prompt that calls us to get to know each other a little better. Each poet is to pick six words—three that describe us and three that … Continue reading

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To Fear or Not to Fear

To fear or not to fear That is the question I face each day, my dear To fear or not to fear Has been the obsession I’ve faced for over a year To fear or not to fear With great intercession … Continue reading

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Poetry and Fearlessness

Last weekend I went to the Faith and Culture Writers Conference in Newberg, Oregon. I was really looking forward to it for weeks before the event. And for the most part it was not disappointing. I was inspired by several … Continue reading

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The Artist’s Vision – A Poem

2/27/14 Update: I had to share this again at dVerse for the MeetingTheBar character sketch poem. There are actually 3 characters in this poem which recounts what my son calls my “most badass mom” moment. The poetry prompt at dVerse Poets … Continue reading

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More Hope for the Hopeless

Last week I devoted my Music Monday post to a playlist of “music that is particularly helpful to people who are in less than hopeful situations.” I ran out of time to create a complete list of my favorite encouraging … Continue reading

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