Tag: poetry

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I was paralyzed with self-doubt this morning. So I blogged it out! If you’re going to plant something, make it your: Feet. Humility. Kindness. Reliance on God. Don’t plant doubt. Doubt is a weed. Grows fast and takes over everything. No fruit or flowers can grow With doubt around. Doubt will have your well-maintained yard…




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My grandmother passed away in her sleep overnight. I’ve been caring for her the past ten years. On Tuesday she woke up, reached out and held my hand and said, “Thank you for everything you’ve done for me.” She was 98 2/3. She wrote this poem about me when I was very young. Simone Where…




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Jun 8

Verses

I introduced myself to my fellow writers in the awakening authors course I’m starting soon. I introduced myself in verse 🙂 I am Simone. Which rhymes with c’mon, not Ramone. I’m a flautist, a teacher, a singer. A mother, musician and mental health advocate. I devour chai tea, decaf lattes, gin & tonics. Pumpkin soup,…




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Last summer I wrote a letter to a friend and placed it in a bottle. I hadn’t seen her in a while and it was great to reconnect. I wanted to mark the occasion for her and show her my gratitude and love. She traveled a great distance physically and emotionally to arrive at my…




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Mothers make the world go around They gave the guidance that we need Taught us to share And not be full of greed Taught us to care Taught us to take heed And healed our frail hearts When they started to bleed To smack our hand when we did wrong To hold our hands as…




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Why are we in a hurry? I guess we forgot to stop and smell the flowers Always rushing somewhere Have to be there in an hour Patience runs thin as road rage begin Pray when people start using turn signals again I would rather be safe and not try to scurry Accidents happen when we…




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Our God is Awesome He is here to stay He will take our hand And guide us along the way Have no fear for God is with you Unless you reject him, he will not reject you We thank him for everything For he is giving He gave us Salvation, His Love And a reason…




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What are you waiting for? They aren’t coming back. Your tears are falling As they ramble down the track. You’re on your own. Frightened and alone. You are endlessly waiting For the next moment to rise. For destiny to find you And dry your pain-filled eyes. But you don’t have to wait. We decide our…




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Faith is about knowing  Not just believing It is giving acknowledgment of the gifts of God we are receiving Our Faith grows with love A fulfillment of blessings that come from above It is having Jesus as our salvation/ the greatest gift we know When our faith is in action/we live life as it comes…




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The present is a gift… To live for now, means to be free. It is free from the concerns of the past… and the worries of the future. We are all taught to strive for success and plan for the future. But, how often can we actually enjoy our success, if our mind is never…