Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Slice of Life: Time for a Stretch Check

Today I join my fellow bloggers in "serving up a slice" 
to the Tuesday Slice of Life (SOL) community.
Thanks to Stacey, Tara, Betsy, Dana, BethAnna, Kathleen, and Deb
                    for hosting this meeting place each Tuesday and nurturing our writing lives.
Fifth Tuesdays are my personal check-in time for my OLW, stretch.  Today I contemplate the changes that bring us the golden days of fall while reminding myself that change requires earnest effort in order to bring much wanted results in this "stretch" acrostic.
    September leaves
   turn from green to gold. Fall 
   reaches forward to 
   earnest endeavors, recognizing change as 
   the catalyst,
   creating cathedrals of 


  1. Living in a place where there is no real seasonal change, the pictures from those of you with weather turning crisp and leaves changing colors seems to always catch me off guard. There are changes in other areas of my life, just not the weather.

  2. Beautiful photo and poem! "creating cathedrals of holiness" - I love that. Fall is so melancholy for me - I like picturing it as "reaching forward".

  3. Lovely to consider those 'cathedrals of holiness', Ramona. I like that you wrote a poem for your OLW.

  4. Cathedrals of holiness....yes, this season really lends itself to that sense of the sacred all around.