New Word~New Year~Part 2: Go Forth!

Week 2 of 2016 already has my head in a tailspin and my anxiety levels tempted to overload.  Last week, in Part 1 of the introduction to my word for the new year, I explained how I "got my joy back in 2015" with a review of past years, their words, and the lessons learned along the way. My 2015 journey to walk in Unbridled Joy was almost a … [Read more...]

New Year . . . New Word . . . Part 1

I used to have all my Christmas decorations binned and stored away before stepping back into the workweek after New Year's Day. Not so much anymore. I'm taking my time with all those pretties I set up on Black Friday. Barely had a month to enjoy them. Over 30 years of memories and a palette of festive fun enlighten my home throughout December. … [Read more...]

In a Word or Two – 2015

Every year has its image shaping trends. Be it faddy fashions, mania behaviors, craze diets, or vogue must-see-TV, human history is replete with sages and rages marking the date indelibly with the latest what-all. Buzz-words of the day are especially iconic on this list. Remember when being "swell" turned into "feeling groovy" which became … [Read more...]

Memorial Stones: Pathways to Peace

Welcome to September 2014 "In Word & Image" at The Writer's Reverie! Each week I explore monthly themes using Scripture combined with a visual and a devotional thought! Ruminate with me. Be inspired in your heart. Be captivated by His beauty. Be enriched in the timeless treasury of His gifts. Be challenged to go forth with purpose … [Read more...]

A Lifetime of Illusive Peace

When I was a kid I must have been a disappointment to the grown-ups when they'd ask me: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Well, tell me true:  How did YOU answer that question when it was posed to you? For my part, I was far too full of dreams and lofty imaginings to answer reasonably.  In hindsight, I know that was not at all … [Read more...]

Harvest His Blessings: Part 3

A vibrant early evening sunset greets our VBS gardeners this week as inspections commence amid all things green and growing!  What wonders are discovered - and valuable lessons learned!Our Fruit of the Spirit character value this week is "JOY" and there's plenty to be had as lush foliage spills out of our planting pools with volumes of miniature - … [Read more...]