The Naked Beauty of Winter Trees: When Words Won’t Come

Here in Durban, South Africa, we don’t really have a winter. Temperatures drop no lower than 9 or 10 degrees Celsius (48 or so Fahrenheit) and the trees, many of which are tropical succulents, remain green all year round.  In contrast, when visiting the UK over Christmas at the end of last year, where temperatures … Continue reading The Naked Beauty of Winter Trees: When Words Won’t Come

Be Still My Worried Heart

Guest post by Anne Perreault There are days when I can't get my mind around my own problems. I mull them over and over, allowing them to steal my joy. I permit myself these moments because I believe I'm entitled to them. After all, I'm very good at pity parties. For me as a writer, … Continue reading Be Still My Worried Heart