I will always be grateful for you

I hope you can forgive me for this one, because I broke the rules of the Ballade it was supposed to be! It took on a life of its own, so I went with it. Still, it was supposed to be an exercise in improving my poetry skills so for you poets reading this…be patientContinue reading “I will always be grateful for you”

Wings of love: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #59

I haven’t participated for a few weeks but, after reading my friend Colleen’s post, I felt inspired to take part. Colleen lost her sister eighteen years ago, and wrote a poem entitled Kathy’s Cardinal. It’s beautiful. You should definitely check it out. This week, the prompt words for Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Challenge are RED and BIRD.Continue reading “Wings of love: Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #59”

Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Writer’s Quote Wednesday is organised by Colleen from Silver Threading, and is a wonderful weekly series in which bloggers share the quotes which inspire them. I highly recommend checking them out. My quote today is by French philosopher, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, and I think it speaks for itself. I actually found the quote in DeanContinue reading “Writer’s Quote Wednesday – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin”

Be the light that guides the way #1000Speak

Compassion is not only free, it is a gift from the soul. A precious smile, a light in the dark, a friendly ear, loving arms. To show compassion you must walk in another’s shoes. You must set aside prejudice, judgement and expectation. Today over a thousand people will be talking about compassion; an entire onlineContinue reading “Be the light that guides the way #1000Speak”

Prophecy of Stones by Mishka Jenkins

This is the third book I’ve read by Mishka Jenkins and I have to say, it had me at the title! I mean, who doesn’t love a story about a prophecy and those fated to fulfil a role which tests everything they believe in. The book begins with a group of heroes as they embark on aContinue reading “Prophecy of Stones by Mishka Jenkins”

Heart of the Arena by Mishka Jenkins

I’ve been a fan of Mishka‘s work for a while now, so all three of her books were on my reading list. I chose Stolen Bloodline first, purely because it’s more my usual type of genre. Though I don’t normally read historical fiction, I knew Heart of the Arena was a must read and set aside a weekend to enjoyContinue reading “Heart of the Arena by Mishka Jenkins”