Tag Archives: Gratitude

Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #28

Week #28 is here and it’s back to the usual format for our paint chip prompt. When I pulled the cards for today I had to chuckle at the theme because it means two weeks in a row we have … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #27

We’ve reached the second half of the year and I decided to mix things up a bit. Today’s prompt still includes paint chips, but also includes a word from my deck of angel cards. I’m planning to make this modification … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #20

It’s week 20 of the paint chip prompts. In this crazy time, the prompt for today is quite appropriate and timely. Now that so many of our usual activities are curtailed, it’s more important than ever to understand The Key … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #18

Paint Chip Poetry is 18! Woooohoooo! Sorry. I get excited about the simplest things these days. I think all this working from home, never eating out, and only seeing people via Zoom meetings is getting to me. Your Challenge This … Continue reading

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Finding Thankfulness

If I called today bliss I’d be remiss It’s Monday, after all The weekend had the gall To end far too early Leaving me feeling surly Yet I shan’t complain There’s not a drop of rain Plus there are blooming … Continue reading

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Intercession and Hope

Everyone experiences difficulties in life. It can be the loss of a job, an illness that never seems to end, a broken marriage and a broken heart, not being able to make ends meet, a physical or verbal attack by … Continue reading

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Willing to Empathize

The words sympathy and empathy are, according to the dictionary, synonyms. Many people use them interchangeably, but they don’t mean exactly the same thing. I can sympathize with pretty much anyone if I want to, but there are many people … Continue reading

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Surviving or Thriving

I was reposting old posts for Lent, and I will continue that plan tomorrow, but today I thought I’d do something a little different. Like much of the country, I’ve been working from home for a little over a week … Continue reading

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Don’t Focus on the Light and Momentary

One of my favorite Bible passages during troubled times is 2 Corinthians 4:16-18: Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles … Continue reading

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Finding Peace, Not Fear

I wrote this poem about five years ago. It seemed appropriate for today. Giving up Fear I learned of your anxiety This news I’m sad to hear I long ago was in your shoes Crippled by my fear You daren’t … Continue reading

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