Poetry, Poetry and Prose, Susans Soul, Susans Soul Thoughts

Her Choices

Her Choices The road she travels weekly from country home, four tires crunching the turn in the road to town The pattern grueling as she spends five in the city, then home for two and time with her baby, her mom. Times were hard in 1949, choices even harder. Notice the droop in her shoulders… Continue reading Her Choices

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Christian Thoughts, My 30 Day Poetry Challenge, Susans Soul, Susans Soul Thoughts

What are Ash Wednesday and Lent?

First, I didn’t grow up attending Catholic Church or attend Catechism classes. In fact, I became a Christian in my thirty-fifth year. Anyway I have always observed Lent as a Holy time leading up to Easter when we celebrate that Christ is risen giving us, the sinners, the great gift of forgiveness of our sins.… Continue reading What are Ash Wednesday and Lent?

Abuse, Creative Writing, Susans Soul, Susans Soul Thoughts

A Letter to the Soldier

I've been taking a class online from OM Magazine named "Healing through Writing" and this was my assignment this week.  **Trigger Warning** if you have been sexually abused as a child because there is mention of the abuse, nothing graphic. Assignment: Think about a photo of someone like your parents, grandparents, or a lover. Sit quietly… Continue reading A Letter to the Soldier

Inner Soul, Mental Health, Susans Soul, Susans Soul Thoughts

Soul Musings on What Matters Part 2

  Just to recap from Part 1, I was not practicing most of what was on my list of self- love actions. I did know in my gut when something was wrong and most of the time didn’t do it. I tried to trust my instincts or my gut when I was aware of them.… Continue reading Soul Musings on What Matters Part 2