Please travel along with me on some of my adventures where I have met people I could never be and have had adventures I would have never had if it weren't for my time travel machine!
Here, I am doing my own little self study on whether there is truth in the statement that people never forget how you made them feel, in thinking back to my elementary school years.
This is my true story of a lovely little visitor I had on Mother's Day in 2014, and how it will never leave my mind. Have you ever had a Cardinal Experience? Please enjoy!
Has fear gripped your life? Are you in constant fear of the future or the unknown? Does anxiety have its grip on you? If so, this article discusses four steps that may help you conquer your fear.
In the late 70s, my home town of Columbus, Georgia, was terrorized by a serial killer known as "The Stocking Strangler" for he strangled mature women who lived alone with their own stocking.
Have you ever thought it possible to attain perfect peace in this life? God tells us exactly how one can attain peace just by what thoughts we think. Our thoughts weigh heavy on our peace.
Our bodies are so amazing! It is fascinating to take a look, beginning in the womb, at just how amazing our bodies really are indeed. Come along with me on this journey discovering our amazing bodies.
Something to ponder ...what if all the children in the world were shown real love from the moment of conception and then from birth on.
Please try this sure to please luscious easy no bake banana pudding recipe and enjoy a "Side" of Flash Fiction. Think of this as a new take on "Dinner and a Movie". The best of both worlds.
Try something new and oh so delicious with these "Baked" Fried Green Tomatoes. And while you wait, please enjoy a short story. Think of this as a new take on "Dinner and a Movie". Please enjoy!
Let us celebrate women on this day, March 8th, Happy Women's Day, and throughout the month of March. Women should be celebrated every day!
2014 was a memorable year of reading great writes here on HubPages. All writers desire that their work is memorable. Let us strive to write memorable work for future generations to relish!
"Good Words" are spreading all over HubPages and beyond. We practice our faith by tuning ourselves to God’s music, thereby learning to walk in faith.
In a pinch and need a great recipe? Then this recipe will not disappoint. It is over the top moist and creamy. Plus it is the easiest coconut cake recipe ever. Trust me on this one!
This hub is published in response to Frank Atanacio's poetry challenge for the month of April, which is Poetry Month. I do hope many will join in this fun challenge. Please read for details.
It is great to spice things up when cooking by adding herbs and spices, which also may fight cancer! Here's to great food and great health. Please read more to find out important nutrition facts.
Whether in sun or shade, it is important to choose the right plants in your Southern garden for the greatest impact. Using these helpful lists are useful in choosing what is best for your garden.
Sometimes during certain seasons, one has time to reflect upon life and wonder. To live this life truly loving others is truly living this life, but had we truly loved?
A little green just brightens and adds a bit of freshness to any home. This simple project is just perfect to freshen and add brightness to any room, door, mirror or really anywhere! Enjoy making it!
Choosing the perfect container for gardening is so important as there are many things to consider when doing so, such as the price, the look and the function. Choosing what fits your needs is best.
Old windows not only make great pieces of art, but are being grabbed up quickly by those who have found many creative ways to repurpose old windows. Repurposing is creative, very green and fun!
Did you know you can create a textural living painting from an old picture frame and live succulents? Once the exquisite live painting is created, it pretty much maintains itself!
Did you know that you can lose 10 pounds a year by simply cutting 100 calories a day? Calories add up quickly, and there are simple choices you can make to cut 100 calories each day. Read how!
I was inspired to write this article from a comment left on one of my hubs. When we are interacting with others each day, we have a great opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.
Do you love fresh herbs from the market or do have an herb garden? Do you want to save money by drying your own herbs? If so, you will love making this simple, quick, easy and inexpensive project!
Lost in Terror: A Short Story Response to a Creative Writing Challenge Issued by Frank Atanacio on HubPages
This creative short story is written in response to hubber Frank Atanacio's creative writing challenge to write an alternate ending to his latest thriller short stories. Join in the fun!
Do you love birdbaths? Do you love making beautiful things? If so, then you will love creating this gorgeous mosaic clay pot birdbath! It is so beautiful and you can make any design you choose.
What a sight to behold in the laying of thousands of wreaths on the grave sites of America's Veterans, all across our Nation. Please enjoy reading how the state of Alabama celebrated the event!
Do you want your Christmas tree to actually hold special memories and not just ornaments bought from a store? Well, it can, and it is never too late to start. Please read and see how it can be done!
Another "Hug" is going out to a beautiful person, young widow, mother, published author, serious poet and creative writer, whose talent for writing expresses raw emotions to the depths of her being.
Who is the man behind the music of U2 and what is his true heart all about? Taking a deeper look at Bono of the band U2.
If you desire to read writing that is original and fresh, then please join in the giving of this "Hug" to one such writer, who is sure to delight all who read her brilliant work!
Do you want to be the envy of the family at Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners? If so, be sure to make this sure to please recipe for that special holiday dinner at your house!
This "Hug" is extra special for it may have never been given if it were not for a telephone call via possible divine intervention. I am overjoyed to "Hug" a writer of such high caliber.
Do you know the history behind the playing of TAPS at military funerals and when it officially became a part of the special honors received at military funerals?
Are you wondering what happened to the prince of a husband you married? Have you looked in the mirror at yourself lately and deep into your heart, for out of your heart, the mouth speaks?
It is most important for a couple to sit down at least once a week and discuss finances together. Knowing just what money is coming in and going out, is essential to building trust in marriage.
Those who have family members suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia, may benefit from reading this lovely hubber's multiple hubs covering this and other such important issues facing families. Hugs!
If I were to tell you there is a simple, yet powerful, act to help build a strong and lasting marriage for life, would you care to know? Best of all, it is free and can be done anywhere!
This "Hug" is going out to yet another awesome writer who is relatively new to HP Town. She is full of life, stands her ground and writes profound articles to give one pause. Please welcome and hug!
What is it that inspires you to write? Writing to fulfill your purpose in life, keeps one focused on the right path without going astray. Writing passionately from the heart impacts lives.
This special "Hug" is going out to one of the most phenomenal poets around HP Town! This poet is dramatic, sensitive, imaginative, loves with much passion and is growing in his faith.
A poem dedicated to my sweet granddaughter who has a broken little wing and needs His healing to rain down upon her. They are saying she may not regain full use of her left arm.
Enjoy an all-day, free Christian concert/rally in Verbana, Alabama, En Fuego, held annually in the middle of a big open field, where thousands of young (mostly students) gather to praise our Lord God!
What is truly hidden behind a smile? A poem and article on the pain sometimes hidden behind a lovely smile when no one is even aware that someone may be hurting, despite the smile on one's face.
This tribute is updated today, July 3, 2016, for our beloved friend and Hubber, Patti, has gone on to be with the Lord God, who she so dearly loves. This Hug of the Day is dedicated to Skye.
This "Hug" is written in partnership with fellow hubber, Jackie Lynnley. Our plan is to send out a “Hug” each, on alternating weeks, to a fellow hubber who may need more HubLove coming his or her...
A natural and beautiful way to express the sentiment of love is to send flowers, especially those with their meaning of love. Trilinea and haiku poetry included here as well.
Dedicated to all those lovely persons here who have written heartrending poetry of the pain of a broken heart at the hands of one who seems to collect hearts and desires to return to cause more harm.
This hub is attempting to bring awareness of the plight of the homeless, discussing homelessness and poses the question of whether homelessness possibly could ever be eradicated.
My sister is now free to fly on her Harley leaving the past behind her without looking back and only ahead to begin anew ~ a poem and other interesting facts about motorcycles and the Trail of Tears.
My son is a musician, artist and poet, but he does not realize just how gifted he is at all three talents. His poetry is a lot different than mine, as you will read.
Do you know of a "desperado" in your life, maybe a loved one or just a friend, who seems to keep wandering through life, just searching and searching . . . for what? They do not know. A poem.
This hub was inspired after reading drbj's hub on avatars and choosing the most interesting avatar. I asked Vinaya Ghimire here on HP if he would design a new avatar for "Faith Reaper" and he agreed!
This article discusses waiting for true love and making the choice to remain pure until marriage.
This is a poem dedicated to my dear friend, who sends Angels to all, and who suffered a sudden loss of a loved one, and she came seeking words of comfort.
A poem to one of my sweetest friends, who has experienced a great loss, and who has experienced two other great losses all in the month of May. Now there are three angels in heaven.
A tribute to all those who are brave and addressing our enemies and letting them know just exactly who we are and what we stand for in this country---still!
April is National Poetry Month! Flowering plants have evolved into one of the most complex and "sexiest" life cycles on earth. I was amazed at the amount of pollen I swept up off my garage floor into a pile...
My beloved Jack Russell terrier, Cookie, was killed on Thursday, March 21, 2013. Pets show us that unconditional love, and we humans can learn a lot from them in the short time we have with them.
The Third Golden Heart Award ~ From My Heart to One with a Beautiful Heart, Jackie Lynnley on HubPages
Jackie Lynnley, my beautiful southern friend, whose heart is pure gold, and who is also a prolific writer and true friend. Jackie is one who is so deserving of such an award as the "Golden Heart."
A true account of back when I may have been just a tad bit over zealous when it came to a particular music artist. Reflecting back and laughing at myself, is always healthy to do!
February is Heart Month. This hub discusses the potentially life-threatening effects of loneliness on one's heart as relates to cardiovascular disease. Personal insights shared as to such effects.
A poem and other facts written to bring awareness to taking care of one's heart, as February is HEART Month.
Let us join in celebrating a special day in the life of a writer right here on HubPages!
The Rest of My Life: A Short Story Response to a Creative Writing Challenge Issued by Billybuc on HubPages
This is my submission to Billybuc's Fiction Writing Contest. I write non-fiction for the most part, so I have enjoyed writing this fiction piece here.
A poem describing the pain of verbal and physical abuse.
This is a true account of what happened on just one day, the 2012 Veterans Day Holiday, involving my trip to Georgia on a cold rainy day, and how I was protected along the way until I reached my destination.
These are true accounts of how very special love is spreading between HubPages' hubbers to hubbers during the 2012 Christmas season!
As the Body of Christ, we are to reach out to those who are lost and running 100 miles in the wrong direction, and just love others no matter what and do not judge. Love as Christ loves.
A tribute to all of the lovely grandmothers here on HubPages, that I know of, from comments left on a hub in anticipation of my first grandson being born.
I am already a grandmother of two beautiful granddaughters and soon I will have a grandson too. This is a poem about my thoughts in anticipation of my grandson's arrival into this world next week.
This is a combination of a powerful true story of a beautiful person reaching out to someone in celebrity status and then watching him spiraling down into that deep dark pit . . . until, coupled with my thoughts on how...
It's during those times when we are feeling blue and shattered for all of humanity, He shows up, and our light still radiates His love even more so than ever before, to His glory and His alone.
This is a poem about the most divine love one can ever know or experience.
When we get overwhelmed by all of the to-dos in life, and learning to slow down and take time out of each day to enjoy what is most important.
Every family has those same traits that are passed along. My son is amazed by the similarities he finds in his first newborn daughter in comparison to his own.
What exactly is a limerick and how does one write one? I was inpired by another hubber, who is the king of limericks in my mind, to write my first limerick.
What can one person do? We can all do something. My personal story about serving in a personal ministry to the homeless or downtrodden around the building in which I work downtown in the city.
Getting to know God's character, as seen through a child's eyes and through the teachings of Jesus.
Praying for a co-worker at work, and seeing the result that very day!
Photos taken of clouds in Aurora during a prayer vigil and on another day, what do you see? This article also discusses the different types of clouds and other interesting facts about clouds.
Pondering what would one do any differently if one knew today is the last day of life on this planet.
How praying regularly can stave off Alzheimer's.
Warning about something so beauitful to the eye, but deadly. Please read and heed this warning as one's life could be in danger! If you have small children or pets, especially, you should read.
These are true funny littlie stories of making a transition from city living to small town living and loving it.
Aurora -Evil has not won in America. There is still hope if . . .
What I saw on my daily commute one Christmas season while driving down a county road. When you do not know how to help, just pray and He hears and He answers when you pray without any doubt!
A true account of what happened over a three-day time period when Hurricane Ivan came through the state in which I live.
Three major life events all happened within one week.
This is about how to be truly set free.
Not everyone can be a mother, and that is just fine. Here, I am attempting to look at Mother's Day with different eyes to all those who may never become a mother in this life.
There are four types of love ~ Agape, Philia, Storge and Eros. These poems describe each type of love and their meanings.
These thoughts just came to me about the world in which we live - the corruption and greed. Also, discussing further the subject concerning the paparazzi and whether they are just doing their job.
A true account of how sweet He is, and how much He desires that abundant life for us. Have you ever heard the five words that are so sweet and changed your whole life? I have, and I praise God!
This is a true account of what happened three Sundays in a row during a time of searching for a church home.
Describing the sudden on-set of torrential downpours caused by the extreme heat of southern summers.
This is my true account of what happened one Saturday while serving in a Women's Prison Ministry.
This Ode is written from true accounts of my childhood about a three-legged yellow lab who adopted us as his family.
This is a true account of events that happened after I realized I had missed my annual mammogram in June of 2011, and what was discovered after having the belated mammogram.
A poem about the the serenity of the countryside right where I live.
This is a poem I had written during a time in my life when things "appeared" not as bright, and it made me think of my childhood and how beautiful the skies were to me during my youth.
This is a poem I wrote about a true account of when I was a child and listening to my dad suffering alone after he had returned from war. Not all die in battle, but their minds are battle-scarred.
This is a poem I wrote after being convicted to serve the homeless and downtrodden in my own personal ministry ~ a true account.