In Truth or Fiction

What path is this? Does it head toward truth? Or remain shaded in fiction? Spirits, desire the straight and narrow of a wooded lane of earth, atmosphere, simple truth Truth that floats with conviction over darkness below giving virtuous cover to fiction Cross the bridge in honesty In knowledge, wisdom Throwing fantasy over rail’s side Fiction through lies forges mud Sucking reality into inky muck Tempting us to sink to its depth Truth is golden It has no agenda, noRead more

The Root of Psalm 23

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all theRead more

Have Knife, will Carve

This past Friday was pumpkin carving day. The neighbors invited us over for supper, wine, and “a go” at the big, round, orange fruit. It was a contest of who can carve better than a 5th grader. With little or no recent experience at this venture, I would say we fared pretty well. Wouldn’t you? The mad minion bids you hello! A knife and an imagination brings a frightful sight. The owl’s eyes glow in the night, ready to kill.Read more

Love Puppies

Love people. Hate liver. Love in the heart Hate not in the brain Love peace Hate war Love puppies Hate puppy poo on the carpet Love rainbows Hate natural disaster Love life Accept death Love determination and growth Hate boredom Love friends Love family Love spirit, faith Hate evil Love (Weekly Writing Challenge: No rules. Just stick to the word count — no more, no less than fifty words.)Read more