Look Up

Whatever you’re doing, stop for a moment to look up. Seriously, look up. Now, what did you feel? What did you see? What did you think? Sometimes, we are walking about so consumed by what we see in front of us, whether literally or figuratively, that we become consumed with our challenges and difficulties because … Continue reading Look Up

Poetry is…

Poetry is… by EE Winkler poetry is rhythmic healing for my soul’s delight with words I reconstruct my day and build dreams in the night in a matter of moments I can be anywhere I want to be with a few lines or verses I write a new story poetry is rhythmic healing for my … Continue reading Poetry is…

5 Intangible Items to Bring on a Job Interview or Big Idea Pitch

Interviews…we all have them at numerous points in time in our lives. How do we prepare for them in such a way that we can be successful? Beyond the tangible items, your resume, portfolio, references, recommendations, flash drive with digital versions of your documents, etc. — it is so essential to prepare and bring the … Continue reading 5 Intangible Items to Bring on a Job Interview or Big Idea Pitch

5 Tips of Encouragement in the Growth Process to Achieve Your Dreams & Goals (+ What No One Tells You About Growth)

Watch what happens when you don’t give up… What No One Tells You About Growth 1.) It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint The race will not immediately be over, instead it’s about making a commitment to make little steps over a long period of time. It might seem exhausting but with each step you are making … Continue reading 5 Tips of Encouragement in the Growth Process to Achieve Your Dreams & Goals (+ What No One Tells You About Growth)

Broken

via Daily Prompt: Broken Broken By EE Winkler When you are broken you are at your best still alive, you have withstood the test humbled completely and compassionate are breathed out from your brokenness When you are broken the world is not as it seems your lens is tainted based on what you see and … Continue reading Broken

Dry

Dry by EE Winkler Beware of what seems barren, empty and dry don’t count it off as dead when from there He can breathe life from the dust we were made out of nothing we see and from the dust He still makes beautiful things. Don’t be disturbed when your heart shatters for only broken … Continue reading Dry

Affliction

Affliction by EE Winkler Don’t get caught up in momentary woes afflictions and trials they come and go they have the power to shape our lives for the good but only if we respond to them as we should Some they blame affliction for their hate and it gives them a platform for their complaints … Continue reading Affliction

Thin

via Daily Prompt: Thin Thin by EE Winkler      She looked in the mirror and said “I wish I was thin,” “then I could be normal like my friend Jen I wouldn’t be picked on about my size and maybe more people would know I am alive      If I were thin I … Continue reading Thin

Life Without Laughter?

via Daily Prompt: Laughter Life Without Laughter? by EE Winkler A life without laughter is not really a life but simply an existence in the world does one abide laughter is the medicine to our souls to provide some relief in the midst of troubles and woes A life without laughter is not really a … Continue reading Life Without Laughter?

Travels to Israel: The Garden of Gethsemane & Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)

Although it is said that the exact location of the Garden of Gethsemane is unknown, there are many reasons that point to this location being the most likely location of where it would have been.      The Garden of Gethsemane was full of olive trees and the literal translation actually means “olive press.” The … Continue reading Travels to Israel: The Garden of Gethsemane & Church of All Nations (Basilica of the Agony)

Rivulets

via Daily Prompt: Rivulet Rivulets by EE Winkler I was walking in darkness I could not see until I was awakened to His truth about what He has done for me It was a day that I won’t forget He was knocking on my heart and I let Him in He poured out His love … Continue reading Rivulets

Parallel Lives

via Daily Prompt: Parallel   Parallel Lives by EE Winkler We were walking parallel lives but from two different parts of the globe in time each traveling round on roads unknown to learn about life outside of our home while others around us stayed in their comfort zone we destined out to unafraid and alone … Continue reading Parallel Lives

Daily Prompt: Fret

via Daily Prompt: Fret Why Fret? by EE Winkler Why fret and worry your life away? when one worry will not gain you an extra day we only must live this life to the full and make the most of every moment to do good Why fret and worry your life away? it does no … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Fret

Daily Prompt: Song

via Daily Prompt: Song A Song for You by EE Winkler She wakes up in the morning tosses and turns while she rubs her eyes The sun is shining on her face through the window pane so bright There’s no telling what this day will bring but she awakes with a smile in the presence … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Song

5 Lessons in Character Building from ‘Black Panther’ (the movie)

Perhaps you’ve seen the movie Black Panther. Was it just a movie to you or did you glean anything insightful from this feature film?  Valuable life lessons exist in a myriad of contexts and feature films are no exception to this principle. I was excited to see the movie Black Panther and after I saw … Continue reading 5 Lessons in Character Building from ‘Black Panther’ (the movie)

Never Again

An original poem inspired by #NeverAgain  Never Again  by EE Winkler Now ain’t the time to stay seated we’re rising up… Now ain’t the time to stay silent we’ve had enough Haven’t enough lives been lost Isn’t it time we count the cost If we really want to live a life that matters Then we … Continue reading Never Again

I’m Speaking for Her (a poem inspired by International Women’s Day 2018)

Although one day is designated to celebrate International Women’s Day, this is something we can choose to see, embrace, support and celebrate every single day of the year. I wrote this poem on International Women’s Day 2018. I am inspired by the movement of so many women who have come before me and paved the … Continue reading I’m Speaking for Her (a poem inspired by International Women’s Day 2018)

Choose Love

“Love is a choice. Beyond feelings, beyond a moment in time, it’s a daily deliberate decision to choose to love.  But in order to be able to love like this, you must first know how much you are already loved by Him.”  -EE Winkler Choose Love An original poem by EE Winkler Choose Love when … Continue reading Choose Love

The Vine

An original poem inspired by John 15       The Vine The Vine called out to me the branch… whatever you do, just don’t let go I love you more than you could ever know you don’t have to fret and fear just look by your side and you’ll see I’m near I make … Continue reading The Vine

Tunnel Vision

When was the last time that you went through a tunnel? Do you recall the feeling of the dark, narrow space where all you could really see or focus on was the tunnel? Do you recall the feeling you felt when you were going through a very long tunnel and you finally saw the light … Continue reading Tunnel Vision

My Cup Overflows

“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” -Luke 6:38 Whose cup are you overflowing right now? Whose life are we investing so much in that if we … Continue reading My Cup Overflows

Just Call Me “Steward”

Stewardship. It extends so much farther beyond a financial perspective. Stewardship also applies to time, gifts, talents and our very lives. What are we doing with what we have? Are we stewarding it properly to leverage the greatest return? The good news is that we’ve all been given something. In some cases, we have been given … Continue reading Just Call Me “Steward”

Like a Child

One of the hardest things to do as an adult is to be “childlike.” I don’t mean childlike in the sense of childish immature behavior or playfulness but rather the ability to see the world through the eyes of a child and to learn like a child. Children have a natural receptivity to be open … Continue reading Like a Child

Echo

Do you hear it? Listen closely, pause and behold, He is speaking. Right now, every moment, every day. His voice can be heard. Do you hear it? People trek around the world to find it, the enter holy places to hear it, they climb the mountaintops to encounter it when all along there He stands, … Continue reading Echo

Uncharted Territory: Why a Movement Begins in Your Heart and Not Your Mind

Movements around the world don’t just happen. They are centered around a cause, belief system or injustice. They have the power to not only change one particular cause but they have the power to change history and furthermore our perceptions and beliefs. But movements are more than a matter of the mind, they’re a matter … Continue reading Uncharted Territory: Why a Movement Begins in Your Heart and Not Your Mind