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Always Believing,    Constantly Deceiving,         Ever, Forever, Grieving; Holding Implications,     Just Knowing Lamentations,         Making Numerous Odd Provocations; Questionable Reasons,     Sovereign Treason, Understanding Valiance,     Waning Xistence, Yet Zealous. I would love some comments on this one. I’d especially like to know if anyone notices the … shall we say “theme”?

Do You Remember the Time…?

When you try to recall an event or you are asked about a time from your past, why are some memories more easily recollected than others? Significant memories are tied to physiological and/or emotional reactions. If you want to make memories that last, you must make as many connections as possible, whether visual, physical/kinesthetic, auditory,Continue reading “Do You Remember the Time…?”

Crowded

Everyone shifted uncomfortably in their seats. Each one tried to think of something to talk about besides the obvious. Why was Karl invited, anyway? They were all thinking it, but no one was willing to express it. Christian tried to cross his legs, but when there wasn’t room to do so, he put his footContinue reading “Crowded”

Learning to Write Poetry

After sharing a recent poem, I was asked “Where did you get your inspiration for that?” My immediate answer was, “I don’t know; it just . . . came to me.” In a way, I felt this was true, but every action first begins with a thought, so I decided to break it down. ItContinue reading “Learning to Write Poetry”

“Gift Card”

I don’t normally post a blog on the weekends, and especially when I’ve already posted in the same week, but I was inspired by a writing prompt on MMA Storytime. When I was younger, I gave my dad T-shirts and underwear for Christmas. He is a farmer and these were practical gifts that he wouldContinue reading ““Gift Card””

A Poem for Christmas

Angelic messenger addressing the blessed  Mary, aware of the heir she carries in her Womb. There’s no room for whom is proven to be our King. He’ll end dominion of sin and then we’ll sing Of his glory. We’ll orate the story Each year, cheering “It’s here!” but we’re Drifting. Sifting through gifts, not upliftingContinue reading “A Poem for Christmas”

Staying Close at Christmas

As Winter chills, everything stills,  And we’re all staying inside. The birds have flown to places unknown,  The leaves have fallen and dried. We’re tucked away, and we may stay,  From people far apart, But love is lawed by the power of God,  When Jesus is in our hearts. No distance or span or powerContinue reading “Staying Close at Christmas”

FREE BOOK

Today and tomorrow I am giving away the Kindle version of my book Like A Mousetrap Book 1: The Story of a Teenager Feeling Trapped Bullying and depression are serious topics facing teenagers today. This book holds an important message for teens, parents, and teachers. I hope to bring awareness to these topics. Please checkContinue reading “FREE BOOK”