Category Archives: Giving

~ A Christmas Connection ~

This quarter, the BeZine is focusing on “A Life of the Spirit”. Come read and be inspired by others who show us that the word “Spirit” comes in many forms, shapes, sizes and meanings. I chose to write a poem … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Family, Food For Thought, Friendship, Giving, Holidays, Loneliness, Love, Poetry, Uncategorized, Winter | Leave a comment

~ Under ~

((September is an extra special month over at the BeZine. We are celebrating 100TPC (100 Thousand Poets for Change) in an effort to call awareness to global poverty.  In the words of one of the Co-founders for 100TPC, Michael Rothenberg … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness, Food For Thought, Giving, Homelessness, Human Rights, Inspiration, Poetry, Poverty, Uncategorized, Veterans | 5 Comments

Bread as the face of God

How many times in your life have you been truly hungry? I don’t mean normal hunger that comes from skipping a meal or two, I mean the kind of hunger that causes a literal pain and gnawing in your belly. … Continue reading

Posted in Famine, Food, Food For Thought, Giving, Human Rights, Hunger, Life, Past Present and Future, Poverty | 2 Comments

Remembrance and Gratitude

November is a month of both remembrance and gratitude. Here in the United States we have Veteran’s Day and Thanksgiving, but how often have you thought about them in the same context? What I mean is, how often have you … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food, Food For Thought, Giving, Gratitude, Holidays, Homelessness, Hunger, Inspiration, Life, Politics, Poverty, Present, Thanksgiving, Veterans, War | 2 Comments

The B Zine

Hello, all you readers! I wanted to let you know about a really neat collaboration of creative and amazing individuals, called the “B Zine”.  The B Zine is a collective effort by writers from the sites Beguine Again and The … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Food For Thought, Giving, Gratitude, Humor, Inspiration, Life, Literature, Peace, Philosophical Ponderings, Photo Challenges, Poetry, Prose, Social Media, Stories | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

~ The Other Refugees ~

Soldier and Kitten by JustUs09 @ Photobucket.com ~ The Other Refugees ~  He huddled under the wreckage and rubble, That used to be his home. His people had fled. Still others, were dead. So he waited, shaking, alone. * She … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Rights, Animals, Cats, Death, Disasters, Giving, Life, Peace, Poetry, Violence, War | 2 Comments

The longest word in the dictionary

It’s not “Floccinaucinihilipilification” (which is “the act or habit of estimating or describing something as worthless, or making something to be worthless by said means.” – Oxford English Dictionary). It’s also not “Supercalifraegilisticexpialidocious“, believe it or not (sorry, Mary Poppins). … Continue reading

Posted in Food For Thought, Friendship, Giving, Health, Inspiration, Life, Present, Smiling, Uncategorized | 2 Comments