Waves of endless noise, Crash as I swim toward stillness. There, a voice. God speaks. “Be still, and know that I am God.” – Psalm 46:10Read more "Haiku – Stillness"
Color adds so much more to our world than mere beauty… it enhances the meaning and truth within everything it touches. Have you ever thought of the rich, eternal conflict which lies within each color? In order to capture the conflict and tension buried deep within the color yellow, I used a diamante […]Read more "Y – Yellow Paradox"
Trains have always symbolized our life’s journey in my mind – our pursuit of new destinations, powered by our dreams and hard work. In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ve packaged this sentiment into an original Haiku poem… Trains Racing toward its goals, Arrive – a glimpse of glory – Rushing, breathless…………………gone. […]Read more "T – Trains: A Haiku"
A piece of flash fiction using only 4-23 words? It sounds crazy, but this is exactly what our judge over at Christian Flash Weekly has challenged us to do, using the Scripture below as inspiration. I love the way the Bible uses the image of the bride to represent the way God views the church, […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Greatest Gift”"
At times I feel weak, Overwhelmed by life’s worries, But God offers strength. ______________________________________ “In the day when I cried out, You answered me and made me bold with strength in my soul.” Psalm 138:3Read more "Haiku – “Strength”"
I’ve never attempted to produce a 150-word Flash Friday challenge entirely in Haiku… But it’s a new year, and there’s a first time for everything. Enjoy! Seen at Last His breath came in gasps, Hot tears splashed on the pavement, But no one noticed. His father beat him, His mother was high…again, But no […]Read more "Flash Friday – “Seen at Last”"
New Life Each day brings rebirth, A fresh page on life’s canvas, Let the Artist work Today a New Year dawns, and just like any other day we’re presented with a choice. We can find renewal in Christ, or we can continue stumbling down the dusty roads of life on […]Read more "“New Life” – A Haiku for the New Year"
The beautiful Scripture prompt for this week produced several fascinating results over at Christian Flash Weekly – you should hop over and check it out! Scripture Prompt: Song of Solomon 7:4 Your neck is as beautiful as an ivory tower. Your eyes are like the sparkling pools in Heshbon by the gate of Bath-rabbim. […]Read more "Christian Flash Weekly – “The Wishing Well”"
Okay, fellow word smiths… can you solve this Fall Puzzle? The following Wordless Haiku uses images only to communicate a standard Haiku poem (5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables). Post your guesses in the Comments Section, and I’ll post the actual solution on Thursday. Bonus: Can you guess which Scripture passage […]Read more "Wordless Haiku – A Fall Puzzle for You!"
Thanks again to Ronovan for organizing this Wordless Haiku Challenge! Below is my wordless Haiku, which uses images only to communicate a standard Haiku poem (5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables). Can you solve this word puzzle? I’ll post the solution on Thursday, and you can see how well you did! […]Read more "Wordless Haiku – Can You Solve This Word Puzzle?"