Ode to Writing Joyful, joyful, I am writing, My novella that I love; Words unfold like flow’rs before me, Fits the story like a glove. Melt the hearts of kin and access Imagination stored away; Give them hope for figures mortal, Heart-felt change is underway. NaNoWriMo starts today, writer friends! If you're participating, more power … Continue reading Fuel Friday: Happy Nano Day!
Redeemed to Love Joyfulness filled my young heart with a promise; Life without fear if I trust Him in crisis. Now that I now that by grace I am rescued From life in sin I would rather conclude That my life shall and forever will be Useful for God’s work and God’s work only. Kindness … Continue reading Fuel Friday: Redeemed to Love
A parody of "I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major General." Careful. It will get stuck in your head. You're welcome. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3x2SvqhfevE Happy Friday! 🙂
I've had a song stuck in my head for the last few weeks: Is He Worthy? by Andrew Peterson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIahc83Kvp4 These beautiful, God-honoring words are derived from the pages of Scripture. Revelation 5, specifically. And I saw in the right hand of Him who sat on the throne a scroll written inside and on the … Continue reading Fuel Friday: Is He Worthy?
Did you know that music and memory are connected? Here's a Fuel Friday poem for you! Music of Memory Once upon a stage I played, Bright lights shining in my face. On my strings the bow was laid, Freshly rosined from the case. Then my fingers danced across Fingerboard of blackened wood, Playing songs of … Continue reading Fuel Friday: Music of Memory
It's a challenge day, today. Here's a quote from If by Amy Carmichael. "If I can enjoy a joke at the expense of another;if I can in any way slight another in conversation, or even in thought,then I know nothing of Calvary love."Amy Carmichael Let that be in your mind today as you respond in … Continue reading Fuel Friday: If
Ever wanted to write poetry? Here’s some basic rules and definitions for you! Foot- A unit of poetic meter or rhythm Breve- An unaccented syllable IAMB- A type of foot that consists of a breve followed by an accent Anapest- A type of foot that consists of two breves followed by an accent Trochee- A … Continue reading Fuel Friday: Poetry
Fuel for musicians, today! If you're in band or orchestra, you may be able to relate to this poem I wrote when I was in high school. Orchestra Practice The conductor approached with stick in his hand, And he sternly rebuked with a firm reprimand. That my music was wrong, he did rudely inform, One … Continue reading Fuel Friday: