Stilled by Snow

GRACE, like a blanket of snow Comes in and quickly covers. GRACE, like a blanket of snow Paints the world a different color. Grace, like  a Southern snow makes things STOP, pause, breathe, not go Sometimes we all just need to know There’s grace that covers me GRACE, like a deep winter Snow Allows there to be beauty where there’s no growth Allows the light to reflect and show What is, not what will be And calls it all beautyRead more


“Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything that’s how the light  gets in.” ~Leonard CohenRead more

Shattered Faith – (not)

So, a few minutes ago I was rushing again….rushing again to knock some things off my ever-growing to-do list.  One of them was to clean out the car which had accumulated some tools and books and my favorite coffee cup. So, as I was grabbing eVERy item, I thought I had better make two trips, but then nixed that thinking that I could ‘handle’ it. Well, I couldn’t ‘handle’ it, and the handle of what has recently become my oh-so-favoriteRead more

Daily Prompt Challenge ~ “Broken”

Once the homes for a myriad of creatures broken shells line the sand They have been pounded in the waves crushed by the powers of time and water and movement Only to find a temporary home on the shoreline of sand The shoreline of sand that has been created by the shells that have been there before them which were also once the homes for a myriad of creatures and are now the soft landing place for barefeet of passersbyRead more


The Lesson of the Shamrocks continues for me. Awhile back, I blogged about these precious plants that my grandmother had given to me years ago. To make a long story short, I thought they had died, and was so very thankful to realize that they hadn’t died. When they emerged from the soil, they were healthier, fuller, and more beautiful than ever. Well, that was then. A few weeks ago, we had a new saga with the Shamrocks. The storyRead more