Layers

Multi layered, Multi faceted Unseen layers Private thoughts Personal goals Hopes and dreams --- Hidden layers Hurt and loss Grief and memories Love and hate and passions subdued --- Intricate layers Ideas and inspirations Fears and triumphs Aspirations and ideals --- Outer layer Designed and scarred Unique and beautiful Ingrained with the fingerprint of God … Continue reading Layers

Life’s Journey

Sometimes life throws a curve ball Plans are diverted Hurts appear unplanned Disappointment shows up unannounced One thing is steady Unchanging Never wavering Unflinching Rock solid Hope and resilience Strength and determination Perseverance and persistence Leaning on the everlasting arms Jesus ©Belindabotzong2017 ◦

Contrasting Images Surrounding Autumn

Acres of plump orange pumpkins surrounded by rows of sunflowers-- dried and wilting. Random corn stalks left standing alone in harvested fields surrounded in rows of stubble. Truckloads of potatoes and row upon row of so much more waiting to be released surrounded by endless fields of kale and cabbage, carrots and brussel sprouts in … Continue reading Contrasting Images Surrounding Autumn

Autumn Grace

The sun is slower to rise and quicker to set as October takes a strong hold on autumn, leaving the Indian summer in its memories Rainfall in the night freshens everything, leaving the grass and lingering flowers damp and the stillness in the air clean and moist. Giant cumulus clouds gather like storybook illustrations, filling … Continue reading Autumn Grace

Change

Change is good Change of pace, whether slowing down or speeding up Change of seasons, leafs, winds, activities Changing of the mind, routines, hearts Changing the furniture, bed sheets, wardrobe Changing careers, places, habits Habits and traditions can be good or bad, depending on the "why". Does she do that tradition just out of habit … Continue reading Change

Dream Rooms

I dream of a room Bright happy walls Covered in painted flowers Large sturdy tables and easels Covered in splatters of paint and glue Shelves filled with all the supplies we need or want Creativity flows like paint poured on a new canvas Found things are made into new things I dream of a room … Continue reading Dream Rooms

Return

Refreshed Fresh inspiration pours down like rain through beauty in the forces and tranquility of creation and nature. Renewed New peace fills my spirit. I find solitude and serenity in a restful place. Blissful and blessed. Restored Stored memories then and now. Reminiscing. Sharing our past and creating new adventures. Rested body, mind, spirit. Reconnected … Continue reading Return

Pulling Heartstrings

She heard a distant baby cry Heartstrings played a quiet lullaby She felt the flaxen head upon her breast Hush little one, be not distressed Sleep softly, baby, find your rest Heartstrings played a little tune She rocked and patted and hummed Heartstrings comforted the little one She drops a tear of memories into her … Continue reading Pulling Heartstrings

Shifting Winds

Shifting winds fill the golden valley with Diamond Creek forest fire smoke and cools the heat of summer to the crispness of autumn Shifting winds allow a solitary hawk an effortless glide high above the treetops, silently watching the world below for his next conquest Shifting winds swirl her golden hair across her face then … Continue reading Shifting Winds