Author Archives: Amy Nicholson

About Amy Nicholson

A busy wife and mother pausing to ponder the beauty and complexity of life and share it with words.

The Joy of Nest Discovery

I don’t remember seeing this before. This is a honeysuckle bush in my front yard. In the summer, it’s loaded with leaves on branches that hang down like a willow tree. I get a few fragrant white or butterscotch colored … Continue reading

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‘Til Death Do Us Part. . .With Our Stuff?

My attempt to add some levity to the topic of clutter in today’s post on Little Town Writer’s Guild. Click here to read.

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Blackout Poetry

“Redemption” I really am sorry So I came home screwed up realized I don’t need to leave. I still need more training actively seeking (practicing?) joy. But sometimes, joy sneaks up on you, and isn’t that fun! We have a … Continue reading

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My Penzu online journal reminded me via email of this snowy day I wrote about five years ago. Uncanny how different-but-the-same it is from today.

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Traveling with the Magi

Come visit the King of Kings with me in this blog post on Dappled Things.

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Here We Are. . .

New Year’s Day, 2022. Way back in December, a few of us writers connected to The Little Town Writer’s Guild submitted some thoughts on the new year. I sent in a blurb on my focus word for 2022: JOY. The … Continue reading

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Prepare Him Room

Making time for Advent on the Clerestory podcast today. Listen here. (Click on the link, click on the screen, click on the podcast. 3 clicks and we’re connected!)

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Lockdown Hope

One of my writer blessings from this year has been publication in a variety of places. Today, Steven Fowler, the editor of the Hindsight 2020 book, posted excerpts from my essay “Lockdown Hope” on Facebook and Instagram. I’m thankful for … Continue reading

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Beholding Winter

I have a new post up at the Little Town Writer’s Guild website! Find it here.

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