Colors subdued, perfunctory, underwhelmed,

Yet in the palette of unimportant hues,

We are held captive to the beauty,

Our lives can be ordinary, uneventful, mundane,

But still the array of light, shadows, darkness and aloneness,

We can be held captive to the beauty,

Life doesn’t always have to be flashy,

Days don’t have to be filled with complexity or disorder,

Sometimes we simply need to sit back and enjoy the ride.



As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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8 Responses to MUTED

  1. believe4147 says:

    I smiled as I read this for it reflects the daily conversation I have with my elderly Mom. She is in early stages of dementia and was accustomed to a busy life. Now she asks daily if anything exciting is going on every day. I think I may copy your poem and give it to her. For me I enjoy enjoying the ride.

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    • says:

      Me too. I’d be proud if you read this to your mom. I believe we all need to exercise our brains. Inactivity is deadly. Thanks for following my blog. I look forward to reading your work too.

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  2. RobbyeFaye says:

    Beautiful picture and beautiful poem, thank you for sharing them!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Thank you for this poignant and beautiful reminder! ❤ this!

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