Each week our challenge has a twist and this week it was to find synonyms for the words: “imagine & gratitude.” Kat Myrman selected some fine words. Congratulations to all the poets who participated. You are all stars! Here’s everyone that joined in: 1.… Continue Reading “WEEKLY TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | #SYNONYMSONLY”
WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! This week, Kat Myrman, from Like Mercury Colliding, selected the words: Imagine & Gratitude On the Monday before the next challenge, I’ll select a poem and share it on my blog as part of the Weekly Poetry Challenge Stars. Whoever… Continue Reading “#TANKATUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 202, #SYNONYMSONLY”
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I often joke about having teenagers in the house, and I’m sure everyone can relate to that at some point – the drama that never ends! But it’s not all raging hormones and family battles, and it’s important to remember, and even marvel at,… Continue Reading “Mindful Monday: Little Things”
Hello, everyone! It’s a joy to be with you here today on Silver Threading. When Colleen asked me to guest post about gratitude journals on Mindful Mondays, I was pleasantly surprised and quite honored. My first guest post – I was excited and raring… Continue Reading “Mindful Monday – Gratitude and Affirmations: A Powerful Pair by Marianne Coyne”
Welcome to Mindful Monday! Each week I try to examine new or sometimes old things about myself. I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it… Continue Reading “Mindful Monday – The Path to Happiness”
Welcome to Mindful Monday! I have found that being mindful encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to. Each week I try to self discover new things about… Continue Reading “Mindful Monday-Are You in a Mindful Frame of Mind?”
To me, Mindful Monday encompasses the act of being watchful, aware, wary, heedful, alert, careful, or attentive, in whatever area in my life I feel it applies to. Today, I feel the need to stress just how much “Gratitude,” should figure into your mindfulness-equation… Continue Reading “Mindful Monday: Gratitude”
As part of Colline’s Gratitude Project, I would like to say how thankful I am for holidays. Halloween is just around the corner and I dearly miss the days when my children were still home getting ready for Trick-or-Treat. I loved carving pumpkins and… Continue Reading “Gratitude Sunday–Holidays”
Colline, of Colline’s Blog, sponsors a weekly Gratitude Project where she encourages us to be mindful of what we are thankful for each week. This week I am thankful for the cool breezes blowing into our little part of the world – Pensacola, Florida. … Continue Reading “Gratitude Sunday”
Colline’s Blog asks: What have you been grateful for this week? Colline says, “Join me and share something that you have been grateful for in the past week. Link up with my post and feel free to use the badge my daughter created.” This… Continue Reading “I AM Grateful For… A Job Finished”
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Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Poet who loves crafting paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre flash fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. Colleen sponsors a weekly syllabic poetry challenge, called Tanka Tuesday, on wordcraftpoetry.com where participants learn how to write traditional and current forms of haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, tanka prose, renga, solo-renga, haibun, cinquain, Etheree, nonet, and shadorma poetry. Colleen's syllabic poetry has appeared in the Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal, and in “Hedgerow, a journal of small poems.” She’s won numerous awards from participating in the Carrot Ranch Rodeo, a yearly flash fiction contest sponsored by carrotranch.com. In 2020, she won first place in the Carrot Ranch Folk Tale or Fable category, with her story called “Why Wolf Howls at the Moon.” Colleen is a Sister of the Fey, where she pursues a pagan path through her writing. When she is not writing, she is reading. She also loves gardening and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art.