Poetry in the Evening with Christina Rossetti

Welcome to Poetry in the Evening. Christina Rossetti’s poem “Up-Hill” is a journey that includes two voices, one with questions and the other giving assuring responses. We overhear a conversation that takes place between a narrator and a guide.    As I recited the poem, I identified with the questions.  How long was the journey?Continue reading “Poetry in the Evening with Christina Rossetti”

Sunday Evening Reflection: Who has seen the wind?

The wind and trees have a special relationship. Together, they create exquisite music that comes with fluttering leaves and waving branches. The fresh air that trees bestow on this earth brings a sense of well-being.  A recent Instagram post by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization stated that “studies show that trees boost happiness andContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: Who has seen the wind?”

Sunday Evening Reflection with Christina Rossetti

  “Tread softly! All the earth is holy ground.”  Christina Rossetti Every Christmas, I listen to poignant Christmas carol, In the Bleak Mid-Winter, which embraces the poetry of Christina Rossetti.  She entitled her poem, “A Christmas Carol.” Christina weaves the story of the humble birth in a stable into a call to action to “doContinue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection with Christina Rossetti”

The Last Smile

“If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it.” Andy Rooney At the end of the day, we are left with our reflections and memories.  May the last thought you have bring a smile to your face, and lightness to your sleep.  For tomorrow, dawns a new adventure. “Better by farContinue reading “The Last Smile”