As we near Valentines Day this week, I realized how much my perspective on love has changed and grown since I was 20 and got married for the first time. Back then, these verses seemed to reveal the fluttery, passionate, fairy tale love.
Wow! Sometimes I love the internet and sharing things with people around the world. I shared some of my Ireland pictures on my jigsaw puzzle app and got best picture 2 weeks in a row. I didn't even realize it until later. Then today I suddenly realized I had 247 comments on the same puzzle … Continue reading If I Could Teach the World to Sing…
We are laughing, in the last moments together before you begin your new life, in a new city. You are taking part of me with you. At the door, you grab me into a fierce hug, then you say goodbye, and leave. I cry. © D. Elaine Wood-Lane 8/30/16 Here’s how to Q44 with us … Continue reading Quadrille #15 for dVerse Poets – A Son Leaves
I missed one day of work due to my little sons catching a bug at school and when I came back to work, I felt like I had mistakenly walked onto the set of the old Dating Game show. Just one day! I learned that three graduate students had been sent over to our clinic … Continue reading Haibun Monday: A Little Romance
I walk through life, wandering, wondering, what really matters, what makes life sacred and why are so many people angry and alone? We all want and need to be understood, to be seen, to be accepted. What if... instead of seeking to be understood, seen, and accepted, We instead choose... to understand, see, and accept … Continue reading Walking Through Life
Uptight, skinny white girl, just 23 years old, I thought I had it all figured out, and told my co-worker so. "I'd never do that, or that, and heaven knows, never that!" I said, with a self-righteous look, and right then, I think, my path was set to run, not straight, but with many bends … Continue reading Mistakes, I’ve Made A Few
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. … Continue reading Be A Hero!
Stitch by stitch, colors coming together in a mosaic of beautiful tints, a new row for each day. This time the days are tinted as temperatures and skies. One year, each day would have been all hot yellows, oranges and reds. Even the cool days that year were filled with the heat and longing of … Continue reading Days and Stitches
"Romans 12:9-21 Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs … Continue reading Let Your Love Shine!