May, 2015

Flight of Dreams

I started writing since the age of 8. Although I studied Commerce (accounts and statistics) I eventually went with my passion for the Arts. With 2 degrees in English, writing poetry comes naturally to me. I often express my anger, anguish, grief and glory through my writings. I…

I’ve Got to Have Joy!

My story of the Power of a Positive Outlook… Have you ever woken up with a smile on your face? Not just any old smile, but one that seems to attach itself to your soul and make you smile from within? Look at it from this perspective; have…

Joy Don’t Cost A Thing

Who doesn’t want joy every moment? Who isn’t hungry for joy? Are we waiting for joy to come into our life? Are we ready for joy? Every time I listen to the word “Joy,” I get excited. My view on joy is that it is a personal phenomena….

One More Day on Earth

What is joy? A three letter word that defines such a powerful emotion. For me, this feeling is now found in the simple, daily things in life. I am sure to many people this sounds a bit cheesy and typical; however, it is the truth and has not…

The Joy All Around Us

We have heard it all our lives – take time to stop and smell the roses. Most of us think we do, but the truth is our busy lives keep us hopping from dawn till long after dark. We work endless hours for the material things we think…

Remembering Joy

My feet are still sore and my heart joyously full from dancing last night with my six month old grandson Rhodes, in a huge, beautiful barn with hundreds of others, as his daddy Cory Chisel, sang his heart out on stage with Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell…

Hello World: Haiku

sparrows grab breakfast hungry birds neon fish in a tank tangerine green purple caged light children giggle run out, in, out, in sunshine and hugs black hole on side of home-made birdhouse blue birds hesitate Peace and Love, Anna – Anna Lott, PhD Anna grew up in Alabama,…

You’re Happier than Me and I Want Some of That

It’s a takeoff on the “you too happy” premise. You know the one where some attempt to wipe the smile off your face, steal your joy because, “you too happy.” When you become a master highest level of existence code breaker like I am, you understand that what…

The CakEffect

This Celine bag will not be on a runway. It’s a cake!! This gem was created by the Owner and Cake Artist of CakEffect, Komeh Ottison. This purse is only one of the many designs found in the “little cake shop with a grand effect.” “Once upon a time, there was a…

Joy.

Joy. A color An expression A fruit perfectly ripe in its season. None can configure the glory, Of mystery’s sweetest gift. Yet, the birds speak of its delight And by night it is fireflies The darkest forest’s light. The bubbling The overflow The cup can bear no more….