Joy

My eyes view beauty through tears. Yet my heart is joyful. Golden leaves peek through. D. Elaine Wood-Lane 9/11/16 My past week has been full of everything you can imagine. In the midst of it, I attended the memorial service for a very young poet friend who was so talented it blew me away. At …

Hot Air

Sun shines down so hot, Cotton field dirt burns bare feet, The hot air shimmers. Summer days of old, Cousins playing on the farm, Hot dirt, hot air...joy! Huddled inside now, Cool air, carpet, dimness here, Where is hot air joy? © D. Elaine Wood-Lane 7-31-16 I recall a time in my childhood, when Mother's …

Finding Joy

Philippians 4:8-9 (NLT) 8 And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. 9 Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me—everything you heard from …

Be A Hero!

This is Buddy Lane. He's nearly 11 years old, weighs 12 pounds, and is a Chihuahua mix mutt who adopted me at a truck stop in Texline, Texas when I stopped there to buy gas and get something to eat. He rescued me on a cold, wintry day for purposes of stress management and love. …

Chaaaaanges!

Everything changes: people, places, seasons, addresses, and sometimes even names, phone numbers, and hair color! I like change. I like to keep things new, fresh, and exciting. I like to learn, be inspired, grow, and share what I've learned and been inspired by so others can maybe learn, be inspired, and grow too. So, I've made some changes on my blog to reflect the changes I've made over …