The Healing Power of New Beginnings

A Living Your Best Life / Fiddlehead Life feature post Today I am grateful for new beginnings. Yes, even the ones that are traumatic and painful. Because sometimes, life turns you right on your head. Suddenly nothing makes sense, everything is barreling in a new direction, and it seems everything in your life is totally … Continue reading The Healing Power of New Beginnings

“Doe Season in Mamma’s Kitchen” is Selected as a Feature Poem

Thanks to The Coil Magazine for selecting my work Image by (El Caminante) from Pixabay I am very pleased to share with you all that an exclusive magazine, The Coil, via Alternating Current Press, has chosen a poem of mine which I submitted to them in April of 2019. It takes a long time to … Continue reading “Doe Season in Mamma’s Kitchen” is Selected as a Feature Poem

I am SICK of Seeing Black People Killed for Jogging…or for BREATHING

This has GOT to stop I have seen enough. The officers responsible for the murder of George Floyd should be arrested and charged with the aggravated murder of an unarmed black man. My heart is sick over this. I can't process this. And it is not even MY pain. This pain is a burden the … Continue reading I am SICK of Seeing Black People Killed for Jogging…or for BREATHING

Memorial Day 2020–Our fallen Soldiers Honored in Verse

a free verse poem to honor our soldiers on Memorial Day Image by Myriam Zilles from Pixabay For the Honor of Soldiers Our tears find restin a sea ofwhite crosses. We cannot raiseour thanksnor theirloss — enough to honor them.Enough to removethat dead look in theeyes of their spouses,their parents, their children. We gave them … Continue reading Memorial Day 2020–Our fallen Soldiers Honored in Verse

Spotlight on Mark A. Schrader, Poet

Through the Eyes of a Poet series #13 Through the Eyes of a Poet series by Christina M. WardFeatured Poet: Mark A. Schrader Objective: To encourage people to broaden their reading interests through poetry, support the poetry community, and introduce you to poets and their personal stories. For updates on this series: Join this Author … Continue reading Spotlight on Mark A. Schrader, Poet

Let Me Share with You about Poetess and Poetry Superfan: Jenny Justice

Through the Eyes of a Poet series #12 My friend, poet Jenny Justice Through the Eyes of a Poet series by Christina M. WardFeatured Poet: Jenny Justice Objective: To encourage people to broaden their reading interests through poetry, support the poetry community, and introduce you to poets and their personal stories. For updates on this … Continue reading Let Me Share with You about Poetess and Poetry Superfan: Jenny Justice

10 Creative Ways to Spend Your Social Distancing Time

The Fiddlehead Life--a blog series on Living Well Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay The Fiddlehead Life series is a blog series dedicated to bringing you actionable strategies for improving your life, analyzing various topics on well-living, and a has strong focus on personal growth. A wide variety of topics will be covered. Come and … Continue reading 10 Creative Ways to Spend Your Social Distancing Time

Introducing Poet Laura Manipura

Through the Eyes of a Poet series #11 Laura Manipura, poet Through the Eyes of a Poet series by Christina M. WardFeatured Poet: Laura Manipura Objective: To encourage people to broaden their reading interests through poetry, support the poetry community, and introduce you to poets and their personal stories. For updates on this series: Join … Continue reading Introducing Poet Laura Manipura

Let Me Tell You About Poet Susan Brearley

Through the Eyes of a Poet series #10 poet Susan Brearley Through the Eyes of a Poet series by Christina M. WardFeatured Poet: Susan Brearley Objective: To encourage people to broaden their reading interests through poetry, support the poetry community, and introduce you to poets and their personal stories. For updates on this series: Join … Continue reading Let Me Tell You About Poet Susan Brearley

Get Excited about Your Life–Can You Project Happiness into Your Future?

Hi friends, This week is rounding out a few-week-long stretch of a “pain event” for me. I did get to the doctor a few days ago and they put me back on some muscle relaxers and anti-inflammatories. The referral is in now—ortho and most likely a spinal surgeon. Fun times huh? So why am I … Continue reading Get Excited about Your Life–Can You Project Happiness into Your Future?