Monthly Archives: October 2017

A Halloween Memory

The only part of Halloween that I ever liked was the endless pursuit of free candy. From the time my brother and I were in middle school, we would roam miles from home knocking on doors on streets that we … Continue reading

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The Laugh

  The laugh is a miracle waiting to happen A gurgling stream bouncing over life’s boulders Riotous, rollicking wit on which to lighten Burdensome weights from heavily bent shoulders   Fluffy clouds frolic freely through each person’s mind That soon … Continue reading

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A New Day

Another day awakens Promising calm winds Sunny skies A touch of clouds That guide me through The hectic times of my life   I stretch, drawing in Energy to replenish My weary soul To revitalize desires And strengthen interests A … Continue reading

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Two souls

  We fit together, you and I Most times we see things, eye to eye.   For you, it’s sleeping on the right Left is my choice always at night.   I listen carefully when you speak. Good understanding, when … Continue reading

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Advice Column

Dear Martha: My eight-year-old son got sent home early from school. Supposedly he pulled a girl’s ponytail so hard it made her cry. I don’t believe it. My son’s a kind-hearted kid. He says the girl waves her hair in … Continue reading

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My Friend

To know God, to truly know God. That’s what I want more than anything.   He’ll come to me as a friend and sit by my side. He’ll sing to me of love, joy, and inner tranquility.   He’ll tell … Continue reading

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Advice Column

Dear Martha: I have a problem. I’m planning a dinner party for a bunch of good friends. I know what I want to serve, but when I invited my friends, one said she couldn’t eat gluten, another was vegan and … Continue reading

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