Candle

The Daily Post Prompt Candle “Candles have come a long way since their initial use. Although no longer man’s (sic) major source of light, they continue to grow in popularity and use. Today, candles symbolize celebration, mark romance, soothe the senses, define ceremony, and accent home decors — casting a warm and lovely glow for … More Candle

Border

The Daily Post Prompt: Border “Each word drew another line between me and the past.” —Jennifer Lee Worth Jennifer Lee served London’s East End as a nurse and midwife in the mid-1950s through to the mid-1970s. She married and left that life behind her, changing careers to become a piano teacher for the London College of … More Border

Realize

  Realize Wednesday’s Child The first thing that comes to mind when I think of R E A L I Z E should be some lofty platitude such as Realize your Potential, or Realize your Dreams. In my mind’s eye I should see one of those inspirational posters with an eagle soaring above snow-covered mountain … More Realize

Tree

There are trees and there are TREES. Despite the disparaging comment by President Reagan, “If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all,” the mighty redwood is an amazing tree. Yet my first thought when I saw this Daily Prompt was not a single tree, but a tree house. I fine them fascinating. I’ve thought about … More Tree

Holy Ghost Revival

Word Press Daily Prompt GHOST Will You not revive us again, that Your people may rejoice in You? —Psalm 85:6 When I think of a Holy Ghost Revival, I think of the tent meetings, or camp meetings, popular into the 1960s. I also think of The Reverend Billy Graham and how his humble beginnings in … More Holy Ghost Revival

Confused

The Daily Post Prompt: Confused Kaleidoscope. It’s just a tube with mirrors and pieces of colored glass. One looks in one end and light enters the other. The tube is rotated and the viewer “observes beautiful forms,” which is what kaleidoscope means. Our lives are kaleidoscopes, and should we dare to examine them, we see … More Confused

Reach

Word Press Daily Post: Reach I like this word—Reach. There’s “Reach for the Stars,” “Reach Out and Touch Someone,” and “Reach your Goals.” All clichés, though good ones. I think often in sailing terms. A reach is a point of sail. Points of sail are the angles of the wind coming over the boat relative to … More Reach