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"
A new beginning The page is blank, awaiting words that do not come. – Anonymous Most writers recognize that Japanese Haiku poetry is beautiful in its simplicity of structure and complexity of meaning, but can writing Haiku make us better at what we do? This year the first thing I had my […]Read more "Writer’s Wednesday – 3 Reasons To Try Haiku"
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"
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"
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?"
Well, you’ve kicked this week off with quite an accomplishment today… you woke up! Here’s a little Monday Morning Haiku to celebrate the occasion: Difficult to wake, Stumbling along in a daze, It must be Monday. After a long day of ministry on Sunday, it always seems like the alarm sounds […]Read more "Another Sleepy Monday!"
Here we go again, with another Wordless Haiku Challenge from Ronovan! I’ve composed a standard Haiku poem (5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables), and have depicted it below using nothing but images. Can you guess what the solution is? (I’ll post the solution on Thursday.) Happy guessing, Word Sleuths! Solution to the […]Read more "Wordless Haiku Challenge – Solve It If You Can!"