Day 58 The Eclectic Blogger

"In Search of my Blogging Identity Quest" will round month nine at the end of September with the first post dated January 1, 2010. This journey began from a desire to find out what kind of blog I would like to have. I knew this decision would result from my personal identity exploration.    I find a definite identity emerging. …

#57 The Unpredictable Nature of my Blogging Destiny

"When God give you a new lease on life, build something beautiful!"   Quests embody exploration, so I never enjoy the last page of an adventure novel. The story ends and only real life awaits the closing of the book cover. With this said, I decided to extend my In Search of my Blogging Identity Quest a little …

Heart Whispers

"We can teach youth to read, but can we release their hearts?"  An artistic youth churns inside a chrysalis of adolescent confines. For the creative temperament, teen years fill with discontent. Yet, longings can inspire exploration and discovery. It is the glory of parents and teachers to direct yearning in youth by providing creative models. If we do not, imposters …

The Reminders

Sometimes we need reminders of what is most important in our lives. God gently nudges us towards what is right, true, and redemptive. I, for one, become quite self-indulgent while working on my many projects. This morning, I rummaged through some papers and I came across a reminder.            Rereading this letter brought a precious memory to …

Resilience

Resilience Oh willowy beauty Unearthing treasures from the sea A priceless knowing lost in youth Dark waters engulfed identity Remember, Resilience Oh willowy beauty Extracting courage from your soul A costly pearl retrieved through loss Oysters fill with wisdom to cajole Remember, Resilience Yesterday, my daughter repeatedly came to my mind. I walked into my art …

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