Tag Archive: Glimpse of Solace

Sep
22

Before the leaves fall

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Before the leaves change color and fall, I wanted to share these photos of trees. As for writing, there are two open calls for submission that might interest you. And, like the foliage, these open calls end very soon. First, Electric Literature; details here. And, Tin House; details here. Also, if you are looking for …

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Aug
23

Is prayer your source of solace?

A shining moment © Ellen wade Beals, 2017

Lately I have been thinking about prayers and the Higher Power. It’s a recurring subject for me. Have you ever been fortunate enough to have someone sincerely tell you, “I’ll keep you in my prayers” or “I’ll be praying for you.”? Has anyone ever suggested you should pray about a problem? Or, have you noticed …

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Jan
07

First news of the year –accomplishments and passages

Peppermint © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

January is peppermint. Candy canes are the last of the holiday candy. Shadows stripe the days. And the arctic air makes your breath seem almost mentholated. Everything’s a little sharper. It is wonderful to see Solace in So Many Words contributors do illustrious things. BIG congrats to Ellen Bass, who recently was elected to the …

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Dec
13

Glimpse of solace: trees in winter

Snowfall, December 11, 2016 © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

Winter Trees All the complicated details of the attiring and the disattiring are completed! A liquid moon moves gently among the long branches. Thus having prepared their buds against a sure winter the wise trees stand sleeping in the cold. William Carlos Williams  

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