Which Escape Pod?

An escape pod is something, a place or space you get into when you want to get away from everything. There are many types. We usually read about the physical ones. But I am thinking of mental escape pods. Places you can go to escape reality in your mind. During Covid 19 that has beenContinue reading “Which Escape Pod?”

In the eye of the beholder

What you see and perceive is influenced by your perspective. I love walking in our park near our house. I look at the unusual and lovey and striking views along my way. Here is one picture that illustrates that what you see or perceive is influenced by your perspective. I see a bear. My nieceContinue reading “In the eye of the beholder”

Nature’s Renewal

Natural beauty surrounds,we pause in wonder. . .God’s grace abounds in a world torn asunder.We need  renewing. I wrote this poem after taking a walk in our local park, surrounded by a green canopy and clear blue skies. This past year, amidst the Covid 19 pandemic I have taken to the woods to get exerciseContinue reading “Nature’s Renewal”

One small point of love, sanity and common sense in a swiftly tilting world

I finished the third Madeleine L’Engle book last night. This one was called “A Swiftly Tilting Planet” and had rich symbolism and intertwining of biblical ideas and historical literature and fantasy once again. In this book Charles Wallace, one of the main characters travels back and forth in time and between planets in order toContinue reading “One small point of love, sanity and common sense in a swiftly tilting world”

Be like the Daffodils

A friend posted about her daffodils today and that got me to thinking. Years ago, when we first bought our house the people before us had planted daffodils. I tried many things to get rid of them when they started to overrun the steps down to the driveway. I dug them up, threw them inContinue reading “Be like the Daffodils”

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