This summer held some specific ways in which Fruits of the Spirit (Galations 5:22-23: The Bible) were shown. I am sooooo not perfect. That is evident. But there were also times when I didn’t feel I had any personal niceties to offer yet a God-ordained push came from within. During Sports Camp Oh, those kids… Continue reading A Source Outside Myself
The slick pages of The Oprah Magazine caught my eye yesterday at the orthodontist office. I had my book already ready, but the new Sept cover grabbed my afternoon quicker than you can say “mud boots with sequin skirt.” The articles? Sure: this one about empowering women — bringing them out of their comfort zone… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Ooh, Shiny!
For the alternation between mediums, I’m choosing this photo of Thursday night’s sunset effects. The bending rays coming at my back created an enhanced coloration: the light & dark, bright & earthy, manufactured & naturally-occurring…. Strong contrasts of smooth, prickly, metallic, and rough added to the tactile reminders. #lakeviews
This picture is satisfying in two ways. Beautiful lakes calm and feed my spirit. I figured out how to use a few photo/ font apps. The photo below is from one of the five I now have capabilities with. Score! Having a task on my checklist and getting it accomplished is fulfilling. This task in… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Satisfaction
Some foods shouldn’t be flavored as such. Root Beer Float? Good Yogurt? Good The two together: Not Good This week’s strange & unusual photo is a combination I will be passing on.
I recently went to a wedding in which the bride with five younger brothers was a family lauded for their emanating love. Ugh. That’ll never be our family, was my thought. Gosh. It’s the nature of a competitive spirit to feel like a loser in some regards, you know? I’ve got that striving, boisterous, loud-once-you-get-to-know-me,… Continue reading Insider’s View to the Struggle
An ally finally lies within my psyche. For a period, I was uncomfortable with myself, unsure, disgruntled, and harboring dislike. Embodied within an acceptable exterior was an opponent of happiness, an adversary to dreams and goals. Upset with how life had turned out —I didn’t plan it like this!— reality had bit the big one.… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Friend