Sunday, June 28, 2020


[ink and brush sketch, digital filter added to the photo]
just after midnight
a cup of tea and The Word
nourishing the soul

© gillena cox 2020


Today's smile is dedicated to the happy memories with my mother in law, who passed 26th June this year. God's perpetual light shine upon her and may she rest in peace.

For ever I will sing the goodness of the Lord [Psalm: 89.1]

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Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The Word...the best nourishment. Happy feasting, Gillena!

anthonynorth said...

What a refreshing moment.

Magaly Guerrero said...

The right beverage and the right words are certainly life-giving magic.

Happiest sipping and writing, Gillena.

indybev said...

What a beautiful little tribute to your late mother-in-law.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Maggie


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Anthony


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation Magaly


Gillena Cox said...

Happy you dropped by Bev


Rommy said...

Tea and soul nourishing reads always make me happy.

Sanaa Rizvi said...

I am so sorry for your loss. This is a beautiful tribute.

Lea said...

It is just after noon here and your haiku and image are nourishing my soul Gillena. Thank you. ❤️ I will hold you, your mother-in-law, and family in my heart and prayers. Thank you for letting us know about this loss. May your hearts be held gently in God's hands.

Gillena Cox said...

Glad you dropped by Rommy


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Sanaa


Gillena Cox said...

Thank you Lea


J C said...

I know The Words you read with your tea were meant for your MIL. My condolences. Blessings for the rest of this Sunday. xoxo

carol l mckenna said...

Lots of reiki distant healing energy hugs to you during this sad time ~

Lovely artwork and haiku ~ beauty in simple pleasures ~

Be Well, Be Safe,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for your appreciation JC


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks Carol


Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

Ah, you know how to nurture yourself!

Meri said...

Tea, spiritual nourishment, and happy memories. You are blessed.

Old Egg said...

Well if you are awake after midnight a cup of tea will surely relax you.

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Rosemary


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Meri


Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for dropping by Robin


Marja said...

Sorry to hear about your mother in law and I love your Haiku

Humblekind Poet said...

oh that hopefully will be my old age doing. a cup of tea and the Lord's word. maybe a slice of cake as well. great write indeed.

rallentanda said...

My condolences for your mother in law. May the perpetual light shine upon her,May she rest in peace. I'm going to make some tea now too Take good care of yourself Gillena.

Jenna said...

I enjoyed reading your poem. Sorry for your loss.

Susie Clevenger said...

So sorry for your loss and thank you for the beautiful poetry

Thotpurge said...

so sorry for your loss, Gillena.

Marit said...

Sorry for your loss, sitting in peace and reading after midnight might bring some peace indeed. Big hug to you Gillena!

Mark said...

May the Word continue to nourish you in your sorrow, Gillena.