Christmas Cards Filled My Heart

◦ As I was thinking about my sending Christmas cards this year, God made me realize empty nest freed up time for me to devote to other people. His affirmation […]


When you sign up for the military, you place yourself in a position serving our country. Part of that could involve being transferred to another base anywhere in the world. […]


by Barb Ziogas 05/29/2022 “The LORD directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives.” (Psalm 37:23) New Living Testament Steps to Start  Although I […]

Bittersweet Day

I was thinking about my sister-in-law having passed away two years ago on October 3rd, 2019.  My good friend and Bible Study teacher, Mary Jane, died in an automobile accident […]

Life’s Questions

This poem was written in 1990 after the Huntsville, Tornado and San Francisco earthquake. Why must storms blow and forest fires rage? Our bodies reel and become weary with age? […]

The Beauty of Rest

The sun shines steadfastly on a snow-covered ‘scape. Joy fills my heart with it’s beauty. The glitter reflects God’s glory of the firmament. The snow-covered corn field lies barren, At […]

Basketball Widow’s Guidelines

This article is meant for the woman who finds herself alone every weeknight and weekend because she made the mistake of falling in love with a sports fanatic.  For those […]

Tinted Sunglasses

Darkened sunglasses Color the world ahead Tinted for me As I perceive it. Hidden are the joys, Cloud-covered silver linings, Small pleasures taken From within. Hope for my burdened self […]

The Sun Reveals God’s Majesty

The sun at angles causes curtains to shimmer, glass to glisten and snow to twinkle. It plays on the water of rivers and lakes. What a dazzling spectacle it makes. […]

A Second Chance

Preface: This poem was written as a gift to my Dad at Christmas in 1989. Dad had suffered a heart attack on Memorial Day of that year. Dad recovered from […]