Tag Archives: Pandemic

Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #29

Here we are at week 29 and still going strong. For those of you who’ve come to enjoy my cousin Ron’s poems you may have to look beyond the comments. He’s started posting them on his own blog here: https://ronrowland.com/blog/. … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Panic

It’s been an inconvenience for me, this stay-at-home situation. I want to go out to eat at a restaurant. I don’t want my office to be in my spare bedroom. I want to zip to the store for an item … Continue reading

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The Flower Fades

Summer is my favorite season, but spring is a close second. If lilacs lasted longer, spring would easily take first place. But lilacs fade so soon after blooming. Their intoxicating scent is fleeting. Their vibrant purples whither to brown. If … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #15

It’s week 15 of the Paint Chip Poetry prompt, and the end of week 4 of many people in Oregon working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “we’re all in this together” more … 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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Cast All Your Anxiety on Jesus

Fear and worry are common in our society, today more than ever. Given the current global pandemic, fear is etched on many faces. But fear is nothing new. We simply have a new thing to fear. Even without the threat … 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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