Arts

The Art of Holding Life

Mar 23, 2020 at 09:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Hold Life~by Paulette Jackson Hold LifeGentlyCaring for the needsof each dayHold LifeTenderlyFor it is fragile and vulnerableto winds that might blow it away Hold LifeJ.... Read More
It's Gonna Be OK

Is 'It's Gonna Be OK' the language of hope?

Mar 17, 2020 at 11:00 am by Paulette Jackson 2

David Arms said "We believe igbok is the universal language of hope. "When a child skins a knee or gets their feelings hurt; when the medical tests aren't good; when fear rol.... Read More

Poetry: Pandemic Love by Lynn Ungar

Mar 16, 2020 at 09:12 am by Paulette Jackson

Pandemic ~ Lynn Ungar What if you thought of itas the Jews consider the Sabbath—the most sacred of times?Cease from travel.Cease from buying and selling.Give up, just.... Read More
Three Card Monte

Is the media playing Three Card Monte with COVID-19?

Mar 12, 2020 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson 2

I love the TV show Leverage. One of my favorite episodes is "The Three Card Monte." A card trick, the dealer shows the player the Queen and tells the player to keep their eye.... Read More
Making Sense of Prayers

How to wrap your loved ones in love with prayers

Feb 24, 2020 at 09:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Prayers  they taste like chocolate comforting and sweet to savor And how … Like snow They fall upon the chaos covering it with blankets of forgiving white And s.... Read More
Image by Angel Pardue Photography 

Murfreesboro Mama: 10 reasons to attend Storybook Breakfast next week

Feb 20, 2020 at 08:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

It's interesting what parenthood does to you, and I'm not just talking about the weight gain or crow's feet. For me, becoming a mom put childhood needs at the top of my radar.... Read More
Much-needed advice from Murfreesboro Mama about rainy days

Murfreesboro Mama: 8 Curiously Cool Spots for Rainy Day Play

Feb 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Most of us have had our fill of rain lately. I think that's called an understatement. As long as the temps stayed warm-ish I was fine to send the kids out to play in our mudd.... Read More
Valentine's Day

Declarations of Love for Valentine's Day

Feb 13, 2020 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

His name was Walter and he was fourteen years old. School was out for the summer, and his mother was driving him to Texas to live with his two great uncles. Retired soldiers o.... Read More
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Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 things you might have missed about Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center

Feb 06, 2020 at 09:30 am by Laura Beth Payne

Murfreesboro still surprises me. As I planned this article I felt it was only right to draw attention to a place helping us remember African-American history this month, but.... Read More

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Feb 03, 2020 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

  Certainty From man's perspective in this extraordinarygame of lifeIt is so easy to become confused and thinkyou are the doerBut from God's infinite certainty Hea.... Read More