Jesus–Heaven & So Much More

Last week in Sunday School we talked about the number 1, and how there’s only One Way to Heaven—and that’s Jesus. Of course, “Jesus” is the Sunday School answer to nearly everything. And it works, especially if you’re a young child. But what about as we grow older? This got me thinking. Jesus said He was the door, a way into the Kingdom of God … Continue reading Jesus–Heaven & So Much More

How I Became a Twitter Convert and Kept My Sanity

I am still basking in the afterglow of a rich and rewarding five days at the Festival of Faith and Writing at Calvin College in Michigan. (Thank you, Grand Rapids, snow and all.)  I am exhausted and beyond tired. My brain is packed, my spirit is full to overflowing and my body has been existing on junk food since Friday. But it was totally worth … Continue reading How I Became a Twitter Convert and Kept My Sanity

Bird Seed–Twitter Poems

Tweetspeak Poetry, the fullsome webspace curated by the gifted LL Barkat, was borne out of Twitter poems, concise lines of poetry confined to 140 characters. Note: these were written before Twitter allowed a whole 280 characters. Many lines are responses to photo prompts, others just me trying to wrap words around my life. I was surprised at the freedom afforded by having the constraints of … Continue reading Bird Seed–Twitter Poems

#whyisitcalledahashtag {a #poem}

#whyisitcalled a hashtag? and not a number sign as in “#3”? (or n-o period 3?) For that matter, why is it a “pound sign”? (as in “Please enter your password, followed by the pound sign?” (my son did not weigh 7#’s 3 oz. it was lbs., thank you.) You’re calling it a hashtag for tweeters who twitter (or tweet? yes, tweet…….. but that’s a bird) … Continue reading #whyisitcalledahashtag {a #poem}