not so resolved

December 31, 2014zaji0

too many resolutions and nothing resolved. we spin our wheels each year making promises to ourselves and those around us. i intend to make no […]

feeling the newness

December 31, 2014zaji4

The new year is upon us. Many will sit up, watching the clock walk through the hours and minutes until midnight. It will leave footprints […]

be still

December 29, 2014zaji1

The world is so busy. Money must be made, dishes washed, carpets cleaned, windows shined, hair combed, car serviced and filled with gas, groceries bought, […]

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alphabet gumbo story

December 13, 2014zaji0

Writing Prompt: Alphabet Soup Write down the letters of the ABC. For each one, choose a word that begins with that letter. Now, write a […]

sun through glass

December 12, 2014zaji1

Today I cleaned windows and wondered about the rays of the sun that passed through them. I thought about sun rays slightly changing their form […]

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a voice without a voice

December 10, 2014zaji1

As I grow, my voice changes. I’ve never really understood what it meant to find one particular writing voice. As a writer and human being, […]

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the simple life

December 10, 2014zaji1

Writing Prompt: All or Nothing? “Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.” — Sylvia Plath […]

memory #709

December 9, 2014zaji2

Memory is manna. I had a red play book that my mother had bought for me many years ago when I was a child. In […]

the luxury of nature

December 9, 2014zaji2

Writing Prompt: Feeling Fancy You’re given unlimited funds to plan one day full of any and all luxuries you normally can’t afford. Tell us about […]

the stillness of now

December 9, 2014zaji1

i imagine a world so still I could hear its heart beat. the rhythm would lull me into my dreams where the life I’ve always […]

goodbye tv

December 9, 2014zaji3

Nearly ten years ago I put my television in the trash. Since that day my life has been an endless string of adventures, enlightenment, awakening, […]

brown nakedness

December 8, 2014zaji0

there is beauty in brown nakedness. in warm tones that purr across sheets and remind us that love comes in many shades. Image artist unknown

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the rebellion

December 8, 2014zaji0

Writing Prompt: One at a Time Today, write a post about the topic of your choice — using only one-syllable words. To be stuck with words that have […]

the death of a dream

December 7, 2014zaji0

i dreamed a dream…. in this dream the world i inhabited disappeared and was replaced by a new world one ready for me and the […]