Sunday, March 22, 2009

Simply Sunday: Guest Blogger Pam

It's the time of week when I like to focus my thoughts more inward and heaven-ward. And today I'm delighted to introduce a new blogging friend -- Pam from On the Road.

In a world that feels so up-side-down and muddled sometimes, Pam's site is one of those places that invites you to come away from the mainstream and rest a while. An oasis in the middle of the desert, Pam's insights, poetry and photography -- so graciously offered like a cup of cold water -- refreshes and encourages world weary hearts.

Pam has given me permission to share her beautiful poem and photo today -- we both hope that you will be encouraged and refreshed as you read it. Be sure to visit her blog for more of her lovely things to read.


Poem and photo by Pam, On The Road blog

on my walk, i said a prayer for you today.
i prayed for your heart,
your pain, your not knowing.
and as i prayed,
God showed me a cactus
blooming late, unexpected....
there in the midst of many thorns
lay a beautiful, white
solitary blossom,
like a promise of hope
in the midst of pain.

on my walk, i said a prayer for you.
and as i prayed God sent
a majestic monarch butterfly,
like a promise of hope,
richly robed in orange and black.
as this regal creature flew by
he dipped his wings my way,
and lifted my prayer from off my lips
before soaring up and away.

i said a prayer for you today,
and God listened, and answered
with a blossom and a butterfly.


  1. lovely thoughts...enjoyed the poem and photo. will check out your friend's blog...

  2. What a beautiful blog you have! Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet. I'll now be a frequent visitor to yours!! :)

  3. Thanks for sharing this with us! Beautiful thoughts. Blessings!

  4. brenda, thank you so much for sharing my poem and blog link with your readers!

    may you be as blessed as you bless others,


  5. Great post Brenda and enjoyed the poem too. I will pop over to your friend's blog sometime. A x

  6. thank you for sharing your friend- this blog and etc. blessed me- huggs Meme


To My Beautiful Readers,

Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same. ~ Franz Peter Schubert

Thank you so much for leaving your 'footprint' here in my comment box. I do appreciate you taking a moment to share your thoughts today.

Brenda xox

PS. I do not always comment here, but I do look forward to coming and visiting you....