Category: Writing Corner

My Literary Sandbox

Pavement Flowers

  We are in the midst of moving into our new house this month (hence the lack of posting on the blog). At our new place, I’ve noticed something really cool. We have a flower that somehow grew in a crack on our driveway….

Broken Shards

  It wasn’t supposed to be this way Our rapport shattered like glass Strewn across the floor Each new shard jagged and sharp I didn’t know then I had gone to war   I spent years on my hands and knees Searching for each…

Courage, Dear Heart

Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength This has been stuck in my mind lately. Being brave usually calls us to action and asks us to take some risks and leave our comfort…

Live and Learn or Let it Go

A lot of my life has been spent making mistakes and learning from them. It’s just my personality. You can tell me the stove is hot but until I touch it for myself, I won’t learn my lesson. I’ve embraced this part of myself…

Return to Sender

  See, this baggage isn’t as easy to pack up

Light Within

God gave me the fiercest fire burning through my bones and in my belly knowing I couldn’t control it. Maybe to see if I would be willing to deplete its spirit to share warmth with others and light the way when darkness sets in like…

Live a Little

“It has been my experience, that folks who have no vices, have very few virtues” -Abraham Lincoln Churchill, despite being a celebrated leader, had a severe drinking problem. Hailed as one of our most noble presidents, Lincoln suffered from depression and neuroticism. Even the…