Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Christmas 2020 is now just a memory and the door has closed on the year that was. The New Year of 2021 has arrived and with it all the hopes that it will bless us in the ways we most need. At this time of year, and particularly on New Year’s Eve, I am filled …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

A Garden and a Library Almost 20 years ago my father passed from this life. It was the task of my siblings and I to empty the old farmhouse; our family home since 1938 and the home we had all come to straight from hospital and left the day we married. As anyone who has …

And it came to Pass.

It came to pass; not to stay was one of my mother’s sayings. What she meant was that life is always in a state of constant flux and nothing stays the same forever. Of-course, forever is a very long time, but still you get the picture, the bad times will not last forever, there will …

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 …

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

The blog for today is simply a poem. It has been on my heart to write it and to post it. You can take from it what you will. To me it is a poem about freedom and there are many, many ways we can lose our freedom, particularly the freedom to live at peace …

The Books you will Read.

One of the really lovely things about reading books is that one book will always lead into another and the growing and learning just keeps happening. This is true of fiction as much as it is true of non fiction because fiction needs to research geographical and historical knowledge as well as develop believable characters. …

When the Student is Ready.

I love the wisdom of the ages. Most probably because it is centuries old and time has proven its veracity. One such snippet of wisdom is the ancient Chinese proverb which states, When the student is ready, the Teacher arrives. This is so true and it does not matter how valuable, worthwhile or needed the …