Tag: change

When Numbers Play Hopscotch

Although my body has never been flexible (can’t blame age for that one) I like to think I’m flexible in my thinking. But not always. My opinions on important matters have remained constant – my position on gun safety, on child advocacy, on human…

When Pencils Need Sharpening

We were born. We didn’t have a choice. We didn’t enroll for this class called “LIFE.” Why would we ever want to “unenroll”? We might miss something unexpected, something better. Yes, some days all the hallways are the same. They lead to the same…

I Heard But Couldn’t See

I heard but couldn’t see – blurred vacant distorted eyes a loss of vision in living life my flawed decision a deception  a perception distorted I heard but couldn’t see – Three times the clock chimed, “revise” “revise” “revise” tick tock – mind blocked tick…

Concede to breathe

Concede that much of life is beyond our control.   But recognize distinction between fact or merely theory what you can and cannot see enlightened recognition accept adapt succumb to breathing free     photo credit daily word prompt: Succumb

Fear of Change

Why, birds, must you be angry? your cawing, dawning, cries on forceful wings with hope of spring your ire, it mystifies Perhaps it is your season call a changing time, alerting so others heed your time of need through winter, disconcerting Lay still your…

Not Alone

Grasping tight and holding warm a single leaf releases grief a sighed relief  in better light, new season born       photo one: credit photo two: credit   daily word prompt: Leaf  

Are you flatlining?

Change can be hard. Change takes you out of your comfort zone, out from under your safe and warm blankie. Yes, change can sometimes be scary. But without it, how do we grow? How do we learn anything new? Without change, how can we…