Category Archives: Poems

Sunday Pause (Paws): That Sweet Face

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back and relax. I don’t know what the weather is like where you are but here it has been a weekend to stay in. We’re having rain/snow mix and it is making for some very icy road conditions. On weekends like this I truly can take some time to kick back and relax.

I hope all of you who celebrate enjoyed Christmas and the gatherings. At my family gathering I was asked how things were going with my blogging. My response was “good but I haven’t been writing very meaty posts lately.” I miss sitting down and pouring my heart into a post and I will get back to that. Sometimes life just takes you in other directions for a while.

My meaty posts usually come from an experience of some sort. Not too long ago when I was driving on a highway I passed a truck full of cows. My heart instantly became heavy and I had tears streaming down my face. I wondered if I was the only one on that highway who notices and feels sad for them. Or if everyone sees such a thing as “normal.” In this world it may be looked at as “normal” but the God I know didn’t have that planned for his creation. So in my awareness I have to ask myself do I sit back and just act “normal” and go along with the crowd or do I speak up and educate others? I choose the latter. So you see it is experiences that touch my heart & soul that bring about those meaty posts and I hope this last paragraph was somewhat that.

That experience of seeing the cows (and the adorable picture of Cino) made me think of a poem I wrote a while ago and thought it would fit very well in today’s post. I changed it a little bit and have recorded myself reading it. But boy did I have a lot of trouble making this video. I worked on it for a long, long time, late into the night. It seems to be a software problem. Hopefully I will figure it out eventually for future videos or just go with another route of recording. But for now this is the best I can do. It is a recording with my phone. The poem is also typed out on this post if you want to follow along or just read it.

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Sunday Pause (Paws): Festive Bow Tie

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back and relax.

Today I wrote a little poem and added pics/images of Cino in her bow tie to accompany it. 🙂

We’re in that time of year
When everyone is filled with cheer
Dressing up with a festive bow tie
Singing “Angels We Have Heard On High”

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Posing for pics looking our best
Hoping others are impressed

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Sunday Pause (Paws): Just A Cute Image

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back and relax.

My mind was blank, I had nothing
What to write, I just didn’t know
So all I have for you in this post
Is Cino playing out in the snow

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Sunday Pause (Paws): A Tale Of Caution

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back and relax.

The weather is changing where I live. Winter is here! I am really nervous about driving in it. I am used to driving only blocks to get to work and most other places. Now that we have moved I have a commute. Because of the weather and traffic I decided to get snow tires for the first time ever. I am hoping that will make a difference. The season has barely begun and there has already been treacherous driving conditions and many accidents. It made for an idea for a post today so I have a little rhyme for you. I hope you enjoy!

A WORD OF CAUTION

The alarm clock rings
The birds outside sing
You jump out of bed
Need to get everyone fed

No time to make a meal
Jump in car hands on wheel
McDonalds is on the way
Gotta get on with the day

Let me give you a word of caution
Things happen when you’re not careful & watching
And the crew is not ready for the disorder
From this kind of drive through food order

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Actual photo of a car driving into a local McDonald’s (photo turned into art)

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Sunday Pause (Paws): Beauty, It’s All Around

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back and relax.

Things are so busy for me with the move and I can tell will be for a while. But where I live the last few days we’ve had beautiful weather and I made sure I took time to sit back and enjoy it.

I stopped unpacking and organizing around 6:00 last night so I could sit down, look out the window and enjoy having the windows open, write this post and watch “Jurassic World.” I do not like horror movies or Godzilla type movies but there is something about Jurassic movies I do like. Except, of course, the parts where the dinosaurs are chasing after a pig or when a goat is tied up waiting to be their dinner. 😦

The picture art below is of the beautiful tree right outside my window.

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Sunday Pause (Paws): Our Fellow Beings

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back and relax.

I still do not have internet set up yet. Hopefully it will be all set up tomorrow. But for now I’m doing my best to post from my phone.

I wrote a short poem that I thought went good along with an image I put together on my phone for my social media pages.

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Sunday Pause (Paws): The Job Given To Us

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and take a little time to think about the job given to us in regards to animals.

I‘m so busy with packing that I will once again be keeping this post short. I wrote a short poem and created the following image. I hope you enjoy.

God’s creation entrusted to us 
There’s really nothing to discuss
He made it clear and said to care
For all his animals everywhere

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