If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in April -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday (weekends are for free-writing!).
What makes a good parent? In one word? Humility. In two words? A sense of humour and humility. Think about it for a minute . Lately, I have spent more time with my now 5 grandchildren, all age 2 and under. I am struck with the fact that most adults are not natural baby whisperers and our society really does not spend time preparing these hapless adults to parent....more
Science, art and faith all converge in the rendering of the following images which are all based on the Shroud of Turin. This first image is a 3-D image of the Risen Christ.from an image of The Shroud . Next image was created when the Shroud was overlaid on the Sinai icons....more
I grew up in a family that prepared me for the real world. I don’t mean that they taught me how to cook, do laundry, and clean a bathroom (and if any of my siblings happen to be reading this: I do know how to do all of those things. I just often choose not to. So there). The most important lesson I learned is that you can’t take things back. If you put something out there, be prepared for somebody to have an opinion, and that it might be something that you don’t like....more
This writing challenge is posted on ReadWave, a writing site and will have multiple winners! There are two prizes for this challenge:1) If you are one of the winners your story will be published on the Calming Your Inner Storm facebook page which has over 150, 000 fans.2) Your story will also be included in the Calming Your Inner Storm ebook which is coming out later this year.Terms and Conditions:...more
Feeling not so refreshed from her bath, she must have sat on the couch for an hour or more. Could it all be a nightmare? Will she soon wake up to find that nothing has changed? As she sat on the couch, trying to sort through the million thoughts running through her mind, she just cried. Not even attempting to look for a tissue this time, she grabbe...more
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