My Coastal World's Joy Beth shares her thoughts on our country's current protests following the death of George Floyd. Words that normally come fairly easily to mind, Are stirring in my heart and they are a struggle to find. I don’t know what to do with the totality of thoughts and emotions swimming around affecting … Continue reading 💔Troubled Heart
How did you feel on March 25? What were you thinking on April 16? How did you react after hearing Texas Governor Greg Abbott announce plans to reopen the state on May 1?
In the subtropical Gulf Coast, summer days can become quite oppressive which may bring about a lackadaisical attitude. So, take a brief pause, sip an icy beverage and relax with a fan set on high while you experience what Joy Beth is sharing in the following verse selections.
Here is another collection of poetry by Joy Beth. She shares her personal thoughts and feelings as she lives her daily life and reflects on humanity.
It is Friday and the day is beautiful in my coastal world. As we look forward to the weekend, here is a light-hearted poem from Joy Beth. Share your thoughts in the comments.
This collection of five poems by Joy Beth touches on her thoughts about life. After reading all of them, share in a comment which one was your favorite or how your views might be the same or different.
As February 14 arrives, cards, candy, flowers and special gifts have been purchased to give to a friend, sweetheart or soul mate. This modern day celebration in the middle of February began as a celebration of the beginning of bird mating season in the western world and evolved into what it has become today - a celebration of love between a couple.
January of each new year brings thoughts of resolutions. What should you change? How will you change? Or, should you first ask, why should you change?
As we look behind us at the end of 2018, there were smiles and tears. This poem was written by Joy Beth on December 29, 2017, just four months following Hurricane Harvey. So many lost everything. So many suffered losses. So many were struggling. Each year brings new challenges to all of us…some lose a loved one...some lose a job…some search for a reason to live. So, why celebrate?
Christmas is coming; it’s almost here. Most people and places are filled with holiday cheer. Folks bustling around shopping for family and friends. The ever-present gift buying and the playing of “Jingle Bells” never seems to end. Maybe we should all just stop and reflect on the gifts before our eyes. The most beautiful and valuable of any kind of prize.