Once Upon a Blue Moon

A Strange New World

A Strange New World Pixabay image by Natan Vance ~ I decided to have a go at writing a short story. This is my first short story ever and response to D. Wallace Peach’s March speculative fiction prompt. The guidelines can be found in the link above which are to write a poem, story or…

trust, New Year

Trust for the New Year

All I Want for the New Year is Trust I’ve been thinking about grace, faith, and trust a lot recently. At 60, I still don’t have much trust in myself, life, or a higher power aka God. Deep down, I don’t really trust that things work out for the best. Trust seems like foreign territory…

change, poetry

Winds of Change

Winds of Change ~ mighty storms brewing change is blowing through the land need flexible ways  ~ Neither the storm nor the changes are as dramatic as the photo appears, but change is clearly coming. I’m looking for a new place to live, work that better suits me, and pondering my passions and purpose. That’s…

evolution, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 368

This week Awesome Stories brings you comfort, humanity’s choice, and wild faith. Cultivating Comfort Comfort can be found in the context of daily living. It is a grace. We just need to open our arms and receive it. ~ Colette Lafia Comfort seemed like a nice contrast to all the heavy stories I’ve been sharing. Especially with…

edges, fear, poetry

The Edge

The Edge ~ walking toward the edge fear growing with each step my heart pounding body and nerves shaking mind’s urgent warnings ~ leaving the comfort zone when we face our fears anything is possible failure, growth, or joy step off and fly ~ The first time I remember this feeling is when I saw…

releasing, Jesse Elder

ARC Challenge – Day 3

ARC Challenge – Day 3 I’m participating in a 7-day challenge called the ARC Challenge held by Jesse Elder. A friend introduced me and invited me to join. In just a couple of days, I’ve experienced a lot of resistance to Jesse and his challenges. I guess that’s a good sign! Yesterday, he asked us…