Five years of continuous weekly prompts - way to go, Ronovan! And here's my contribution this week. In quiet repose, she watches time; her beauty evolves, autumn comes. ~ FlorenceT The haiku is a contribution to Ronovan's Haiku Challenge #264. This week's prompt words are BEAUTY and QUIET. If you are interested in … Continue reading Time #Haiku 264
Most Christians I have met are helpful and friendly. Few are malicious or vicious. Many are non-judgmental. Yet many have also adopted a posture of being “the chosen ones”, the ones who know best - of what is godly, what is deemed acceptable, what is right, and their judgments of those who don’t ascribe to … Continue reading What’s your story?
I have been feeling a little unbalanced (as in off-centre, not crazy 🙂 ) the last few days. The feeling that all is right and fine... but not. I couldn't put my finger on what it was. Then an email turned up which led to a youtube audio clip... and voila! I have been hung … Continue reading The process of surrender, or not…
RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 57 with prompt words - Bust, Must The bust of Buddha Symbol of compassion, grace Must bring certain peace? - FlorenceT © 2015 Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
My child, let me hold your hand Let me sit beside you...
In this final post for 2014, I wish for you... Peace, that is to be in a place of chaos, noise, trouble and adversity, and still know your Self within the silence of your soul. Love, which is universal, unconditional and complete with compassion and affection. Harmony where you are Whole and not discordant, … Continue reading Time off…
For some reason this year I have a hankering for Christmas carols. Perhaps they are reminiscent of the Christmas of my childhood - being in a carol party and the sense of belonging and community, the shared experiences as a family at Christmas time, the carefree and bountious occasion... Perhaps I am reminded this … Continue reading Christmas carols
As I prepare to celebrate Christmas at my home, I am much aware that I am one of the fortunate ones... I have a roof over my head, friends and family around me, food at my table, clothes on my back and in my wardrobe, gifts under the Christmas tree. I have more than I … Continue reading State of grace
How often do we hear the call for perfection... to make the perfect souffle, to wear the perfect ensemble, to have the perfect face for the camera... our world's obsession with 'perfection' knows no bounds. Well, there is no 'Perfection'... for perfection is subjective. Yet it is the impulse of the human spirit to strive … Continue reading Grace
Tortured Soul In that moment of clarity I see the grace of God In that moment of love I see the Universe conspires To bring light and hope To a tortured soul. A soul longing to be free A brilliant mind wanting to take flight A man calling out for salvation And as he traverse … Continue reading Tortured soul
She walks in Beauty... Beauty as the essence embodied - as she is the contrast of dark and bright...balance and grace... She Walks in Beauty She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that’s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes; Thus mellowed … Continue reading A woman of beauty