Be sure to leave a comment below to ensure that you have a chance at winning a $20 Amazon Gift Card! I have always enjoyed fantasy stories. I grew up on fairy tales and remember dreaming about worlds where animals could talk and magic existed. As a tween, I listened to my English teacher read The … Continue reading Welcome to Day 11 of #RRBC’S ’20 WC&BE SPONSORS BLOG TOUR! @RRBC_Org @RRBC_RWISA @Tweets4RWISA @YvetteMCalleiro
A thoughtful poem to read and ponder:
This morning I opened my eyes, rolled out of bed onto the floor, and onto my knees, to pray. This is a morning and nightly ritual in our family. My kids are adults now, but the last thing I say to them at night is, “Say your prayers, on your knees.”
I always begin my prayer with … “Thank you, Lord, for waking me up this morning … “ but after saying those words this morning, my prayer was cut short as I jumped up and ran to my desk to pen the piece below. (By the way, I did return to finish my morning prayer).
THE UNCERTAINTY OF LIFE
We lie down, but we don’t know if we’re going to wake up.
We leave the house, without the certainty that we’ll ever return.
We get behind the wheel of a car
Not to go far…
Just a few blocks…
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Read these inspiring words from #RRBC_RWISA founder, Nonnie Jules, @nonniejules
Welcome to Day 9 and the conclusion of the RWISA “REVOLUTION” Blog Tour! We’d like to introduce you to an amazingly supportive RWISA member, Author, Nonnie Jules, who is also the Founder of RRBC &RWISA. Take a peek at her writing below…
A LIFE ISN’T WORTH LIVING IF NOT IN SERVICE TO OTHERS
I’d like to begin by thanking two of my fellowRWISAAuthors who were also on this tour, Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko and Linnea Tanner, who both had the courage to write about, or reference the ills of our world, that many would like to keep deeply hidden. I speak of hatred and systemic racism. Again, thank you both for your courage to write with such substance and I hope that it is still resonating with all who read both of your pieces. I am honored that your words are a continual ring…
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Here’s an optimistic and positive take on the past year and the hidden benefits of our isolation – from #RRBC author Karen Black @KarensStories
Welcome to Day 8 of theRWISA “REVOLUTION” Blog Tour! We’d like to introduce you to an amazingly supportive RWISAmember and the 2nd graduate ofRWISAUniversity,Author, Karen Black. Take a peek at her writing below…
THOUGHTS ON TWO THOUSAND TWENTY
Who could have imagined the changes that last year brought to us all? Like so many, I’ve read more than one book that told a tale of life during a pandemic. Scary stuff to be sure, I never expected that fiction would describe so much of that which became reality.
New Year’s Eve is my favorite holiday celebration; the end of a chapter and the start of the next one. It is the time to get over mistakes, mishaps, or misfortune that might have littered the past year, and plan for a positive future, with fresh energy and new goals. On December 31, 2020…
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Beautiful poetry and inspiring thoughts from #RRBC_RWISA author, Linnea Tanner:
Welcome to Day 5 of theRWISA “REVOLUTION” Blog Tour! We’d like to introduce you to an amazingly supportiveRWISA member, Author, Linnea Tanner. Take a peek at her writing below…
DANCE OF SOULS
Universal souls dance together
One takes the lead as another follows
Lifting our hands in unison, we twirl into a cloud
Floating high, the sun warming our faces
Yet we can fall as rain, our souls in free fall
Souls metamorphose into fluttering butterflies
Wrens chasing us, snapping their beaks to devour us
We abruptly shift flight and transmute into foxes
Leaping and snatching songbirds into our jaws
Our souls melding, singing, and clapping in rhythmic dance
Memories twist our fibers into rope
Past voices connect to the depths of our essence
Summoning ancestral souls, we embrace their power
Mortal and divine moving together toward light’s truth
Past, present, future merging as…
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Check out this inspiring post by RWISA member and President Wendy J. Scott, on how to stay strong during this period of isolation.
Meet amazing #RWISA author Yvette Calleiro! You will love her writing style, her warmth, and honesty. I am pleased to reblog this post and support this most supportive author!
Welcome to Day 3 of the RWISA “REVOLUTION” Blog Tour! We’d like to introduce you to an amazingly supportive RWISA member, Author, Yvette M. Calleiro. Take a peek at her writing below…
The cocoon –
Formed because of a virus,
Reinforced by fear and anxiety.
The incubation –
Agonizing silence led to loneliness.
My inner voice tormented
Until the tears flowed freely
And the salty river healed the soul.
Meditation led to self-reflection.
The walls slowly crumble.
Timid to step out but
Resolved to join the world again,
To rise up and feel whole.
TheRWISARevolution Blog Tourchallenged its authors to write with this year’s theme in mind: A New Year – A Fresh Start. Immediately, I thought of a cocoon. A caterpillar’s transformation into a butterfly is not an easy…
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