Ash Wednesday: What will you add?

After the celebration of Fat Tuesday last evening, today we receive the ashes of Palm Sunday. As we prepare for our day, I asked my children to not think about what they will “give up” for Lent, but what they can add. It’s been my experience that giving something up, something you really love, doesn’t necessarily make your heart grow stronger for the cause with … Continue reading Ash Wednesday: What will you add?

Three Line Tales: Tryst

This challenge is hosted by Sonya – @ Only 100 Words –  The idea? 3 lines about the picture, no matter how long or short, but only three lines! Image Credit: Roman Craft Tryst Lovely breakfast, left untouched Loving desires, bodies mesh, strengthen resolve Lovers union, together facing the cruel world ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I linked up — why not take a whirl, it could be fun for you … Continue reading Three Line Tales: Tryst

“Hate cannot drive out Hate: only love can do that,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

I am reluctant to post this. We all have opinions based on morals, motivations, and our own influences. However, smugness, fear, contentment, and unrest fight to coexist in our current political environment. While I do believe the office is bigger than the man, I cannot deny my own trepidation. The highly publicized fear of my fellow countrymen mixed with others who feel vindicated and satisfied … Continue reading “Hate cannot drive out Hate: only love can do that,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday Morning Melts: Country Home

Country Home In your arms In my mountains Freedom Confession: I’m not listening to the songs, but using the poetry in the lyrics to guide my submissions of words and images. I find myself nostalgic of all these love songs, reminding me of my life when beginning my marriage so many years ago. This walk down memory lane has been fun. Of course, most of … Continue reading Monday Morning Melts: Country Home

Monday Morning Melts: Joining Hands

Joining Hands Joining Lives Joining Hearts took the two of us took the most from us took me by surprise We were in love from the start. We knew we were made for each other and we’d spend our lives loving one another. Sparkles and all. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Interested in Joining? From our hosts Rosema MMM3 and Jade MMM3: “Rosema: As you probably know, I love Jason … Continue reading Monday Morning Melts: Joining Hands