Kim Crawford Meeks

unfolding grief

Unfolding Grief Grief has no on/off switch to flip It is a bittersweet tea that must be slowly sipped It is composed of many ingredients, layered, and piled so high There are no explanations for it is buried in the soul’s cry It takes patience, compassion, and an unfolding of memories and pain At times […]

Quiet Waters of Sisterhood

Cindy Dixon Ms. Senior Alabama, 2020.I have been writing devotionals to send to the contestant and board members each week for the past month or so. Our theme was Quiet Waters based on Psalm 23, where our Shepherd leads us to quiet waters.  I was going through the senses each week in seeking quiet waters. […]

Quiet Waters – Touch

Quiet Waters – Touch Many of the babies in our family liked holding the satin end of a blanket, Granny’s scarf, or something nice and silky. My daughter wanted to hold my hair or her own and twirl it. (This resulted in her having half her hair cut off by her father, due to a knot, therefore […]

Quiet Waters – Sound

Often in life we find ourselves in circumstances we are not able to change. It could be a financial situation, relationship, legal issue, ailment, or a number of other things. We may not have the ability to change these circumstances or even how we feel about them. What we can do is change how we process […]

Quiet Waters – Vision

“And the Lord answered me: ‘Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it. For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will surely come; it will not delay.’” Habakkuk 2:2-3 My friend said I should […]

Quiet Waters

BreatheWe start this world with a breath. I personally didn’t breathe for 11 minutes when I was born. My mother thought I was dead, and the doctor told her I had severe brain damage. Well, my brother always told me I did, but here I am and God saved my brain in thatmiraculous way he does […]


Originally posted on Unveiled & Untangled:
Sounds Sometimes you need to change your sounds, Those same noises that are always around. Those sounds that cause chaos, confusion, worry, or fear, Make one forget all they hold dear. Sometimes you need to hear something different from the norm, These differing sounds will create new hopes and…

Laughter Yoga for Stress Reduction & Relaxation

  1.Deep Breathing – Inhale deeply through the nose and exhale out of the mouth. 3 x – Inhale deeply through the nose for a count of 4, hold for 7 seconds (if comfortable), exhale for 8 seconds (if comfortable). 3 x – Inhale deeply and raise one arm, lower the arm and exhale. Repeat with […]

Love Challenge Day 14 – Love Somebody

Today Valentine’s Day. God is love.  You are loved today and always. Be loving to others. A prayer: A tear needs a question -Not a tissue to dry it A broken heart needs a listening ear -Not a lashing tongue A person with scars needs friendship in the present -Not told of failures in the […]

Love Challenge Day 13 – Love like Jesus

Simply, what can you do to speak love to your loved one today? Words of Affirmation? Say I love you. Tell them why you love them. With as many forms of communication as we have today, this one is easy. Acts of Service? Run an errand, help relieve some kind of responsibility from their plate. […]