I wrote this poem after a 2 week stay in a complex care facility. It's my way of processing my thoughts and emotions.
Author: Heather Hancock
Milestones Must Be Marked!
Photo by Ilya Pavlov on Unsplash Today is July 1st—the day we celebrate my nation's birthday. Canada is 155 years old, and while that is a relatively young country compared to those in europe, it is no less a milestone. Milestones are meant to marked and remembered, so it seemed to be the perfect day to announce the … Continue reading Milestones Must Be Marked!
Caterpillars Can’t See The Butterfly Within
Photo by Diana Schröder-Bode on Unsplash Do caterpillars have dreams or are they so consumed with the need to feed that they ignore what's buried deep within? Sometimes my mind ponders the strangest things. I find, in the midst of the pondering, God has hidden a treasure; a lesson or truth He wants me to find. I need … Continue reading Caterpillars Can’t See The Butterfly Within
Finding My Balance
Photo by Aron Visuals on Unsplash This blog post is not about my lack of physical balance. To clarify, I am addressing the balance between work, family, and self-care. It's something we all struggle with at times. It's been a six month struggle for me — since November 2021, I've had new opportunities and responsibilities open up which … Continue reading Finding My Balance
Sergio Gonzalez / Unsplash Gazing, gasping, and gaping in awe,as I behold a tapestry most majesticwith multitudes of intricacies woven,light, life, and love spun into threadsintricately placed by the Master’s hands. Staring at beauty extravagant ponderingthe source of His inspiration withemotions whirling, voices praising,worship pouring out, acknowledgingHis image embedded within each strand. Wooden shuttle chatters … Continue reading Ethereal Masterpiece
Morning Star Manor – Part 5
Zoe finally discovers who the caretaker is and follows her destiny.
When God Opens One Door…
Photo by Kilarov-Zaneit on Unsplash Has God ever opened a door, and the second you stepped through, another opened before you? If not, would you like Him to? This was a subject I had not considered until 2022 began. Many will have read my previous blog post, Waiting In The Hallway, and so understand that … Continue reading When God Opens One Door…
Called To Intercede Anthologies
Created in Canva by Heather Hancock This is the first multi-book anthology on Intercessory Prayer ever printed! There are rumblings of a Volume 8 coming, so I won't say it's complete! Volumes 1-4 focus solely on Intercessory Prayer. What is it? What is it not? These pages are filled with tips, strategies, and personal experiences … Continue reading Called To Intercede Anthologies
An Unwanted Companion
DANNY G / UnSplash Paintook up residencewithout permissionstealing everythingit came in contactwith including myDreams. Lostin despair’s dark lairembers spark to flamefear whispers liesinto both my earsstirring latent fearsFury. Timein kaleidoscopic hazeneurologic degradationinterlocked nerves sparkingtriggering spastic legs intoSpasm. Firetormenting burning paininvading each cellas inflammationseizes the knees firststealing my balanceAgain. Walkerwheels keep me movingwhile fatigue assaultstwin torturers nowtraumatizing … Continue reading An Unwanted Companion
Morning Star Manor – Part 4
Max Vakhtbovych / Pexels The rooster’s crow pierced through her dreams. Zoe groaned and looked at the alarm clock on her bedside table. It was early. The events of the day before flooded her mind, pushing all thoughts of sleep aside. She got up, put her robe and slippers on without really being aware. Once she’d … Continue reading Morning Star Manor – Part 4