In Honor of Veteran's Day

In Honor of Veteran's Day: They are the Sort of People...

Nov 11, 2019 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

No one but a rebel can get their mitts on GodAt some point you will have to wean yourself from the pack.Wish the cares of others well. If you really want to do something for.... Read More

Wisdom: When the Story I Learn the Most From Is My Own

Oct 24, 2019 at 02:30 pm by Paulette Jackson

Since I was a young child, I have always loved stories with moral. From Uncle Wiggly to Aesop's Fables, I enjoyed the influence of the metaphorical muse. One of the most infl.... Read More

Anxiety. An Invitation to Attend to Ourselves.

Oct 04, 2019 at 12:00 pm by Paulette Jackson

Anxiety: Distress. Uncertainty. Agitated. Jittery. Perturbed. Bothered. Apprehensive. Upset. Worried. Uneasy. Nervous Nanny. I know these adjectives well, and also the senten.... Read More
Storytelling and poetry

Myth, Moral and Meaning: How stories shape the context of our lives

Sep 02, 2019 at 09:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Myth and Moral …  The sunbeams shone brightly on the high walls of the old garden. The bees hummed around a bed of purple borage and the fragrance of the blu.... Read More

For This Life And Love: A Grace in Time

Aug 21, 2019 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Gather loveHold it closeCherish itLearn of its waysthis guide and guardianof the heart and soul~Paulette Jackson  When asked, "What is poetry?" my response might be, "Po.... Read More
Happy Birthday, America!

A belated Happy Birthday, America! Here's To The Music of Your Life.

Jul 08, 2019 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

My country, 'tis of thee,Sweet land of liberty,Of thee I sing;Land where my fathers died,Land of the pilgrims' pride,From ev'ry mountainsideLet freedom ring! ~Samuel Francis.... Read More
Happy Father's Day

When God Created Fathers

Jun 12, 2019 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

When the good Lord was creating Fathers, he started with a tall frame. A female angel nearby said, “What kind of a Father is that? If you’re going to make childre.... Read More

Listen: A Treatise of Remembrance

Jun 03, 2019 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Remember the home we madeIn a land across the seaAmericaAnd the sixty-six-day voyagefor a chance to be free And for what it costThe lives we lostOur only hopeWas to fall on o.... Read More
The times, they are a changin'

Opinion: How can Murfreesboro balance people's needs and the market's needs?

May 30, 2019 at 09:00 am by Paulette Jackson

My husband and I live in a small town in which, over the past seven or eight years, has experienced significant growth – transitioning from an agricultural area to a des.... Read More
Poetry

Notice Mother's Day

May 09, 2019 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

In honor of Mother's Day, it is my great pleasure to share with you an article written by my daughter, Laura Beth Payne, offering her perspectives on the changing seasons of m.... Read More

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