A daughter tells her mother goodbye. A father struggle with his daughter’s diabetes. A wife struggles with her husband’s unemployment. An Alaskan village signs (not sings but signs) the Hallelujah Chorus. There’s more connectedness here than meets the eye. And it’s all good writing, seeing, listening, viewing.
“Mr. Johnson” by Doug Spurling at Spurling Silver.
“Always Winter” by Bill Grandi at Cycleguy’s Spin.
“A Meal is More than a Meal” by Michael Perkins at the Handwritten.
“Time” by Nancy Rosback at A Little Somethin’.
“Apathy” by Daniel Donovich at the Itinerant D.
“The Why” by Travis Thrasher at The Journey is Everything.
“Our National Day – Please Pray for Us” by Radical Believer at Grappling with Grace.
“The End of the Journey” by Sandra Heska King.
“The Why and the What” by Billy Coffey at What I Learned Today.
“The Katdish ultimate Christmas shopping guide, part 2” by Kathy Richards at Katdish.
“The first day of Christmas” by Kelly Sauer.
“Are you ready for the spotlight?” by Mike Duran at deCompose.
“The House Band” by Jay Cookingham at Soulfari.
“Every Form of Poverty Has the Same Solution” by Shawn Smucker.
“I Remember the Day” by M.J. Duggan.
“I Urge You to Abandon Caution” by Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
“David Jones” by D.S. Martin at Kingdom Poets.
“Again” by Jim Schmotzer at Faithful Skeptic.
“Do We Tend or Do We Rend?” by Tim Good at Poetry by Tiwago.
“Common is never enough” by B.K. McKenzie at Signed…BKM.
“Nightlight Flames” by Robbie Pruitt.
“Winter Blues” by Pete Marshall.
Paintings and Photographs
“Seeing” by Nancy Rosback at A Little Somethin’.
“I’m still here” by Karin Fendick at Flickers of a Faithful Firefly.
Videos and Podcasts
“Fields of Gold” by 2 Cellos, via American Digest.
Photograph: Painted House by Petr Kratochvil via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.