Category: Journeys, Stories, & Conversations

Follow contributors as they share their worldly viewpoints, favorite inspirational guides, and creativity through personal essays, fictional short stories, and much more. In conversations, “Be a fly on the wall” as contributors share heartfelt deep dialog between both loved ones from the present and the past.

A Personal Nine Eleven

Today is the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. It was an event that rocked our nation and made everyone stop their day-to-day tasks and gather around a television or a radio. It opened up the flood gates of emotions among people not even personally affected by the event. Loss, pain, confusion, fear,…

Ascending From The Pit

The fall down this well seems so long ago, I can barely remember anything before. This low dirty earthen hole is almost becoming like home….a refuge, hiding place from the scary world above. I have limited space and really nowhere to go at this level. Life above is full of choices, decisions and paths. I…

Morning Where Four Rivers Meet

Four Rivers Park, Jonesville, LA, July 12, 2013 (This video was recorded near the site where the Great Mounds of Troyville were located.)  Quote from a website about Mound-Builders: “Old maps of the area show Mounds at these places where the waterways meet, which some people consider gateways – the ways of passage, movement of consciousness between realities.…

Falling Leaves

FALLING LEAVES The leaves on the trees Are fluttering in the breeze. But some of them are falling down. Slowly floating through the air and then reach the ground. There they lay through the cold winter hours As a cover for the grass and roots of flowers. In early autumn the leaves start falling And…

The Evolution of a Homeplace

    The Wright’s home place went through many changes over the years. Trees grew taller, fences built and taken down. Screen added to the porch. Several different makes and models of cars drove along the gravel road. I love how time is captured in these photos.

Friends

“A man who has friends must himself be friendly, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” — Proverbs 18:24 (New King James Version) — Friends Friends, oh so many good friends God has given me through the years. But now as I am growing older I see them through my tears.…