Stars Shine Bright on a Moonless Night

Speak Life! Life is multi-dimensional and amazing. My desire is to inspire you to see the adventure that life affords us and discover the light in each stage, process and even challenge you find yourself in.  Where does my help come from? It comes from the Lord, the maker of heaven and earth. (Psalm 121:1-2)

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March 26, 2019

Copyright Mountainbird  1998 and before.   Some friends requested I share this poem.  About Autumn but really God paints the sky each season.  And every day. 

God Paints the Sky

By Mountainbird

I look and see God has been painting again.


March 25, 2019

Quotation from Ephesians 2: 10  For we are God's masterpiece.  He created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things He planned for us long ago.  

Last night, I was listening to Kevin Zedai on the ISN channel when he quoted Ephesians 2: 5-6.  Now I have...

March 19, 2019

"If you are breathing, God has a purpose for you.  As long as you are breathing, somebody needs what you have: gifts, talents, smile, love, service."   Joel Osteen

Listening to a interview where a woman in the audience told how unworthy she felt, I loved Joel'...

March 19, 2019

Consulting, discussing, sharing. These are the public parts to the writing process.  When it comes down to it, writing is done alone usually but if the purpose is to share ideas, then somewhere along the line it is time to get public, so I went to a second business men...

March 15, 2019

The Arboretum is a serene place to walk while learning what grows in the local area you visit or live in.  Below I hope you enjoy photos taken on an early March stroll at the Arboretum in Wilmington in SE North Carolina.  When you visit, why not make an arboretum your...

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About Me

Speak Life!

Welcome to Lookin' Up with Mountainbird. 
My multifaceted site reflects my multifaceted life.  I juggle lay ministry, writing, potting with clay, cooking, art, adventure, and sales/service of insurance, nutritional products and legal service plans.  This makes for many topics to share here.  My focus will be writing, health and wellness, cooking, gardening, nature and anything that inspires.   
My personal history is I am a mother of three grown sons, a former carpenter and professor of English and Education.  Missions and service are passions.  Now I help where I live and advocate two charities:  Children with Hair Loss and  the Anthony J. Falbo Memorial Fund (an art scholarship).  Formerly I served as a short term missionary to Thailand, Haiti, El Salvador and Ghana
Browse around my site and let me know your topic ideas and responses. Perhaps you'd like to be a guest contributor.  Let me know your fave topics or postings.  Formerly from the north but currently a southern gal, I'll say, "Love to hear from y'all--and come back now."


North Carolina, USA

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