You do not have to be good.You do not have to walk on your kneesfor a hundred miles through the desert repenting.You only have to let the soft animal of your bodylove what it loves.Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Mary Oliver, Wild Geese When I hear the word more, … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: More
“Writing is something you do alone. It's a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it."John Green Today is Ash Wednesday – the beginning of the 40 Days of Lent. The past few years, I’ve re-examined and re-arranged many aspects of the Catholicism … Continue reading The Silent Newsfeed
“A writer - and, I believe, generally all persons - must think that whatever happens to him or her is a resource. All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Search
Joining the Five Minute Friday writing prompt challenge as part of my goal to write and publish once a week in 2019. Find out more here. For this Friday’s Five Minute prompt, I decided to take a page (or a post) from my old blog, La Belle Dame de Merci and do a list of Top … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Just
the joy and wonder of setting foot where no one else has been – perhaps in decades, perhaps ever – is one of the most remarkable feelings.