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.

Take Five, Minutes or Days

So often we forget In moments of great stress Letting our hair hang down Laughing in joy out loud Yearning to rest in happiness “It’s silly…” “It’s alright to be silly sometimes.” Advertisements

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Buzzing Worries

I have often found Mem’ries given way to stress Relief I still there find Each year when spring starts, I receive a reminder to make sure my dog knows not to eat any bees or to be on the lookout … Continue reading

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Receive

God’s love is there for you whether or not you deserve it. It is simply always there. -President Thomas S. Monson Don’t fall into the trap Even as you mourn Seek to help others Especially when feeling shorn Reality is … Continue reading

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A Moment’s Thought

Low though I find myself Only thinking with my rage Various moments in mind’s eye Even now, stealing wisdom sage Letting myself get caught up Into pain and hurt so bright Keeping myself lost in a daze Eve’s coming on … Continue reading

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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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