Out of Our Hands

Beautiful Blooms June 2011 006

Life’s events
stun and surprise us
some lovely and wonderful
others filled with sadness

Though we search and try
with all of our might
questions remain
with no answers in sight

So we cast our burdens
Let Him carry us through
for only He knows best
in everything we do

We watch our worries
fall to the floor
and feel freedom at last
with no thoughts at war

Our minds are at ease now
a breath of fresh air
Moving forward again
In our pocket, a prayer

 Lauren Scott © 2013

The Untimely Muse

 

Letters float with clouds in the sky
while it’s vital that I focus and drive
Inspiration has its own timing
and it’s not always perfectly aligning
I’m not penning while watching the road
yet, containing my thoughts in some crazy code
and just when I felt they were safely concealed
they drifted away on kite’s tail over field

 

© LScott 2013

Can you relate?
🙂

“IT”

It is what it is –
or so we say,
but who really knows
what it is today?
Where does it live?
What does it think?
Does it have eyes that blink?
Would I miss it
floating in mid air
like an atom with flare
or does it sit on concrete
in cold weather and heat?
What a thing to ponder,
This it we claim to know
Does it stretch to the sky
or lie very low?
Does it speak words, I ask,
with a face to see
or does it convey mystery
through a dark colored mask?
How perplexing,
digging up truth
about this infamous it
Does anyone have a clue?
Is there something we
can do?
If not,
Then I bid you
a friendly
Adieu!

© LScott 2012

Photo: Google.com

Friday fun! 🙂

Joyful Melancholy

Christmas carols accompany as I wander
through the stores, pondering carefully,
so I may give to those, whom I love dearly,
during this joyful holiday season

I hear beautiful, amazing grace in the lyrics
and I wish for my soul to be at peace
Then I think of those whose lives
are filled with pain and tears commence

Guilt overcomes me, as I feel grateful
for the many blessings I’ve been given
How can I feel content when others are hungry,
hoping for a roof to cover their aching hearts?

It isn’t fair others are hurting while we top the tree
with our treasured angel and throw on the tinsel
It isn’t fair they cry for help to come their way
While we roll out the dough and make festive cookies

There is no balance of these confusing emotions
So, what must be the answer to comfort…
to stop the blood from shedding and
the tears from falling, to end the starving?

By showing we care, we silently say our prayers
for those who struggle in their everyday lives
May love hug their souls to heal their wounds and
May their strife be entwined with a whirlwind of serenity

Copyright 2011

Versatile Blogger Award

A Big Thanks goes to http://pryncessyndrome.wordpress.com for nominating me for this award. I am very honored and humbled to receive this nomination and again, thank you pryncessyndrome, for taking your time to visit my blog!  I have enjoyed your blog, as well, and look forward to reading more! 🙂

And the rules for the Versatile Blogger Award is :

1. Nominate 15 fellow bloggers.
2. Inform the bloggers of their nomination.
3. Share 7 random things about yourself.
4. Thank the blogger who nominated you.
5. Add the Versatile Blogger Award pic on your blog post.

1. Singing was my passion when I was younger and my dream was to sing professionally.

2. I love the outdoors; enjoying nature, hiking and camping.

3. I love to write, which is now my creative outlet, but have never had any formal training.  Maybe in the future?  Until then, I’m writing and   reading as much as I can and always learning.

4. Walking is my main form of exercise.

5. I still miss my beloved dog, Lucky Girl.

6. I love to bake and look forward to making all the Christmas goodies this year (soon, actually).

7. I’m not afraid to act goofy and I laugh at my own jokes! 🙂

Now, it’s time to nominate 15 bloggers:

http://bottledupsentiments.wordpress.com/

http://joe2poetry.wordpress.com/

http://thepoeticgoblin.wordpress.com/

http://theplayfulpixie.wordpress.com

http://somkritya.wordpress.com/

http://raindancepoetry.wordpress.com/

http://backcountrytranquility.wordpress.com/

http://angelajanegraceblog.com/

http://mcamber.wordpress.com/

http://regularteenageworld.wordpress.com/

http://jessiejeanine.com/

http://vampireweather.wordpress.com/

http://terri0729.wordpress.com/

http://francisbarkerart.com/

http://agapintheclouds.wordpress.com/

I believe all of these blogs bring something different to each of us.  They are all unique, inspirational and entertaining.  I look forward to visiting each of them more in the future!   Additionally, I would like to thank them for making my blogging experience a wonderful one!   Lauren 🙂