Poetry, Prose and Parable.

A Poem for Trees Poetry by Estelle D.Ⓒ 2020. Mighty, mighty gum tree, Standing so majestically, For a hundred years or more, Could you but speak and tell, Of all the things you saw, Fire, flood and drought, The season’s endless turnabout. You’re a home for the birds, And the koala too, Shaded rest for […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

We are multi dimensional creations; mind, body, emotion, intellect and spirit. Paul describes us a God’s temple. Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you? 1st Corinthians: 3:16. I wonder how precious and unique we would believe ourselves to be and how much abuse of mind, body, […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

The Fairies at the Bottom of the Garden. Poetry by Estelle D. The Fairies at the Bottom of the Garden. The fairies at the bottom of the garden, Were playing hide and go seek, If you listen closely, you can hear them speak. Gliding by on gossamer wing, Beautiful fairy, sweetly sing. Flowing tresses, silken, […]

Communicate to Connect.

We are going to discuss communication. Clear communication; communication for connection and understanding, it is vital in almost every area of life but, my goodness, how often do we misunderstand, misconnect and misconstrue words! There are five levels of communication, both for the words we speak and the level at which we listen, so we […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Father’s Day I have been thinking about my Father this past week. On Friday August 31st 2001 he passed from this life and two days later, the first Sunday in September, it was our first Father’s Day without him. The following day at 12.00 noon we celebrated his life; if you knew my father you […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

sombre adjective UK: serious, sad, and without humour or entertainment: sombre atmosphere/voice/face The funeral was a sombre occasion. I left them in a sombre mood.dark and plain:He wore a sombre black suit. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/sombre One day when covering a Senior Biology class for supervision, we had a technology failure and could not follow the teacher’s instructions for the lesson. So I asked the students to work quietly on any subject they wished, my only […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Pot of Gold! and RAINBOWS So for today just a couple of small poems to finish of the rainbow theme of recent posts. RAINBOWS poetry by Estelle D© 2020 Rainbows Always Indicate New Beginnings Overshadow Weeping and Sorrows. Pot of Gold poetry by Estelle D.© 2020 At the end of the rainbow there’s a pot […]