Tag Archives: Creative Writing

New Painting: Caged Bird, Sing Me a Song

This post will show you the progression of an acrylic painting of the world. I’ve included the first and last photo and a bit of the poem, but Elya Filler’s post includes a whole lot in between. Visit the post … Continue reading

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I’m in Love With Vietnam

In this post, my daughter reflects back on her time in this amazing country. If you’ve got a bit of wanderlust in you, I know you will greatly appreciate her photos and thoughts: I am in love. I am in love … Continue reading

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Ambition: Slaying the Swine of Willfulness

Ambition struggles with restraints like a squealing pig strapped to the altar of reality. We’re just not that important in ways we want to be and extremely so in ways we never dreamed we’d be. So we regularly have to slay … Continue reading

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My Life Mantra by Elya Filler

My daughter shares her life mantra through photographs. You’re going to love this post! Forgive those who have hurt you. Let go. Ask for forgiveness from those you have hurt. Travel to destinations you’ve never planned to see. READ FURTHER…

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Ode to My Brother

I’ve indirectly learned many of life’s important lessons through watching my older brother stumble upon them first. READ MORE…

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Searching for the Meaning of Life

My daughter’s post really got me thinking about what is truly important. I think you will enjoy her honest reflections: Last night, I watched the Tree of Life. It fascinates me how a movie can have the ability to see into … Continue reading

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I Am Beautiful?

The following post is written by my daughter, Elya. I find her perspective quite interesting and challenging: This poem is about aging and how, as women, we can be extremely harsh on our bodies as they change and go through … Continue reading

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