Tag Archive | Darkness

Soul Search…Tuesday Thoughts

In the Winters of your life, search the corners of your soul for the sunshine of Summer

Winter, Cold, Troubled, Downcast, Emotions, Darkness, Light, Quote, Melancholy

Let it Glow

When I saw the prompt ‘shine’ for The Daily Post, two thoughts automatically came to my mind, one in the manner of a song and the other a quote.

‘This little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,

this little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,

this little light of mine, I’m gonna let it shine,

let it shine, let it shine, let it shine.

When you put off someone’s candle, yours ain’t going to shine brighter.

This tells me that we should be the shining examples that we would love to see in others. We should be the bright inspiration that uplifts others. We should be builders and not destroyers. Our actions and words build, encourages and uplifts.

For things that shine, I find dark nights not only mystical but equally magical as artificial light pierces pitch black nights, lending mystery to them and making the night less terrifying.

 

 —

Piercing the darkness…

Clouds of darkness
hang heavily over the land
its weight keeps the dwellers down
and blinds their vision,
causing them to stumble, to fall
and to lose their way.

…But if you and I agree
to light our little wicks together,
our combined lights will shine so bright,
it will evaporate the dark clouds
and we would find our path
through this darkness, that pervades our land.

The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it: John 1:5

Darkness

© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha


Below is my first just published Poetry Book “Out of the silent breath” which is available on Amazon and Smashwords.

When you buy my book, you support me in an invaluable manner.

 

Wonderful, evocative poetry by a talented writer. Left me hungry for more. Jacqueline can write! Linda Bethea

Out of the silent breath

If you enjoy my works and would like to do so, you can fuel my creativity with a slice of cake or coffee😉

Let Go and Live!…

Crime, Blood, Offence, Misstep, Face, Eye, Black

Until we let go

of all the hatred

and embrace

the light of love

DARKNESS

will remain a companion.

© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha

May perpetual light shine on the souls of the departed in Orlando, and may their families find the grace to heal.”


Below is my first just published Poetry Book “Out of the silent breath” which is available on Amazon and Smashwords.

When you buy my book, you support me in an invaluable manner.

Stars, Five Stars, Logo, Icon, Symbol, Five, Rating

She is amazing at describing love and life in her poems. She creates such beautiful images with her words. Truly, she is a talented writer and I’m so excited to have her poetry book and to continue reading through it.

Out of the silent breath

Bright and beautiful. ..

The weekend Photo 101 theme is to ‘play with the light.’

Below is a compilation of a few bright and beautiful takes.

Some were quickly taken outside intermittently today before getting back to join my party guests *since I am the hostess* and several photos (night shots) are older.

© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha

 

Dark Mystery…

Nothing creates mystery like the cloak of the dark.

Darkness amplifies suspense and sound.

Even a frog will look princely in the dark. It casts a romantic pall and softens the sharp edges of stark daylight.

For today’s photo 101 theme ‘Mystery and Lighting effect, I couldn’t find the eye of a dog and my neighbours dog wasn’t very forthcoming at looking me in the eyes even after a doggy bribe 😊

Anyway’s I searched in my photos to see if I had mystery lurking around anywhere and I dug up some stuff that I hope are satisfactory.

© Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha