Poetry · Uncategorized

Poem of the Week: “Warrior’s Spirit”

This week's poem is in honor of our veterans and those who continue to serve in our country's Armed Forces. This poem is called "Warrior's Spirit". True Courage faces Rifle fire, True honor sails The seas. In every young man's fighting heart Is his list of loyalties: His country, comrades, Home, and loved ones, His… Continue reading Poem of the Week: “Warrior’s Spirit”

Lifestyle · Military

Thanksgiving Special: Interview With A Marine

Veteran's Day was Saturday, November 11, and, as I'm sure many of you know, Thursday is Thanksgiving. So, in lieu of a Friday's Favorite Five post and in honor of Veteran's Day, I decided to do a post about some people for whom I am extremely grateful. I am grateful for the individuals who originally… Continue reading Thanksgiving Special: Interview With A Marine

Poetry

Poem of the Week: “Secret Stillness”

This little poem reminds us to sit quietly, listen patiently, and observe deeply the natural beauty around us without changing it, without ruining it's natural glow. To simply sit and appreciate it all. To simply stand in awe of our Creator. A soft voice Murmuring secrets; A gentle breath, Whispering lyrics. A quiet laugh, Echoing… Continue reading Poem of the Week: “Secret Stillness”

Poetry

Poem of the Week: “Forest Enchantment”

When I write, I imagine I'm in a completely different setting. Although the scenes change regularly, most of the times I'm in a magical field or forest - somewhere beautiful and peaceful. Finally, I sat down and wrote a poem describing this magical place of inspiration. "Forest Enchantment" was the little poem that resulted. In… Continue reading Poem of the Week: “Forest Enchantment”

Challenges · Writing

NaNoWriMo: Let the Writing Games Begin!

Howdy Y'all! Guess what? It's November! And this doesn't just mean tasty food, fun cookies, and amazing fellowship. It means... ...drum roll please... ...NaNoWriMo is here!!!!! National Novel Writing Month! Here's the link if you want to read up on this writing challenge or enter it: NaNoWriMo This is actually my very first year doing… Continue reading NaNoWriMo: Let the Writing Games Begin!