Motivational Monday Poem: Fairy Tales

A place in which the artistic spirit soars On the wings of imagination and grace Encouraged, inspired, and motivated To embrace the beauty within   Tales of fairy and folk Passed down through generations Infusing magic and creativity Through a storyteller’s art   Compassion, hope, and faith Add beauty to that which exists Inspiring childrenContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Fairy Tales”

Motivational Monday Poem: Still, a Rose

Still, a Rose Color in the stillness of day Enraptures the world with its voice Vibrancy, depth, and beauty Calling to us to awaken   Mind, body, and spirit Journey together yet apart Focused on their respective roles Uniting for a moment to stop and smell the rose   Clouded by distraction and routine InspirationContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Still, a Rose”

Motivational Monday Poem: Veiled Inspiration

Stretched to your limits The road ahead unclear A ray of light shines through Reigniting the spirit and the journey   The clouds kiss the horizon Bidding the day adieu Time to renew, refresh, And reinvigorate the soul   Though pulled from every direction Exhaustion clouding your vision Keep moving forward in mind, body, andContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Veiled Inspiration”

Motivational Monday poem: Super Goals

SUPER GOALS Don’t drop the ball  Hold onto your dreams Clutching them tight to your chest Gripping as though life depended on it   Don’t hog the ball There may be no “I” in “team” But you are all valued players In the game of life   Don’t pass up on opportunity  Out of fearContinue reading “Motivational Monday poem: Super Goals”

Motivational Monday Poem: Winter’s Blanket

WINTER’S BLANKET What the blanket of snow Lacks in warmth It makes up for in beauty Melting hearts with each glance Covered tracks provide a fresh start Towards rediscovering a journey Once thought lost or not worth remembering Engaging the spirit and challenging the mind Nature’s resilience inspires strength To continue on despite a challengingContinue reading “Motivational Monday Poem: Winter’s Blanket”

Day 111 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Motivational Monday

A heartfelt thank you to all who accompanied me on the 111 Day Writer’s Journey. Whether you’ve been here since Day 1 or met along the path, I’m grateful for the “likes”, “shares”, and comments. Your words of encouragement when I stumbled helped keep me moving. As I move forward along a new path, thisContinue reading “Day 111 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Motivational Monday”

Days 107 & 108 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey

I made myself a promise last week that I would move forward with more confidence in myself and my writing journey. How have I done so far? I’ll give myself a B as there’s room for improvement. Thanks to a bout of bronchitis, the past few days provided ample writing time but little progress. I’veContinue reading “Days 107 & 108 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey”

Days 105 & 106 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Writing Prompt Wednesday

It’s my first Writing Prompt Wednesday posting in the new year and the last during the 111DWJ. With that in mind, I chose the image below as a reminder of all the possibilities ahead. Draft a short story, poem, song, or journal entry about what your goals are for the new year.  Have fun andContinue reading “Days 105 & 106 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: Writing Prompt Wednesday”

Days 101 & 102 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: My 2016 Goal

I don’t know about you, but I start each new calendar year resolved to be more focused, organized, healthier, and/or financially stable. I set lofty goals that I stop reaching for around mid-February. Then, I slip on the coat of guilt, shame, and embarrassment as penance for my lack of resolve and determination. This pastContinue reading “Days 101 & 102 of the 111 Day Writer’s Journey: My 2016 Goal”