Author Archives: martha0stout

About martha0stout

I like to read and write and hang out with my family and friends. I currently live on a farm and all that such a living entails.

Stumble

Sometimes the Lord must brings us low before He can lift us higher. -Joseph Smith For I have gone and hurt myself Almost as deep as bone Lost in the pain and darkness Lo! I do not weep alone. Right … Continue reading

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Ironic Island – One-Liner Wednesday

Ah yes, that is the logic that a child of 11 years has. My thoughts when re-watching Pixar’s “Inside Out” and you’ve passed the sequence that talks about the different Islands of Personality and Joy has stated that she ‘loves … Continue reading

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Given

Too often we all demand Reaching out with grabbing hand Unstable in our own ways Searching for more honest days Taking instead of giving most days Sometimes we forget that trust has to be given in order to be built … Continue reading

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A Burden?

But I find it hidden deep Undisturbed, but ready to leap Requiring nothing more than a word Dancing about as quick as a bird Even when I’m so tired Not going to leave you in the mire Was reading through … Continue reading

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Guard Dog

Because All Residents Know I will protect them This little thing popped into my head while my dog Vincent was chasing a skunk away from the hen house a few minutes ago. He does regular round around the property at … Continue reading

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Take a Breath

For I have found my loneliness Infinite and sure Now it has left me behind Dancing away in history’s arms My go-to thing to help when I am troubled has been music or words my whole life. I’m not talented … Continue reading

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Point of View

“Heroes are unaware of the privilege inherent in their worldview and villains lack the luxury of ignorance.” –dls She had to argue against what she had read. Lila had known plenty of villains who had remained ignorant of how the … Continue reading

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