Finding your passion in life

What are you passionate about? Have you ever really given it any thought? What is the one think in this great big world that makes your heart race, that gives you peace and happiness, that makes you tick, that completes you, that makes you who you are? What is the one thing in the world … Continue reading Finding your passion in life

Ready for change

I remember when I first got into radio . . . I was in love with it.  My dreams were big and the future seemed wide open.  I was going to take the radio world by storm and be the next Dick Clark or Kasey Kasem.  In the studio I felt at home for the … Continue reading Ready for change

You Are . . . (poem)

You are peace and loveYou are discipline and guidanceYou are the sun, moon, and starsYou are forgiveness and another chanceYou are the light in the dark tunnelYou are dancing in the rainYou are sound of a baby's laughterYou are comfort through the painYou are quiet moments of reflectionYou are praises loudly sungYou are a desperate … Continue reading You Are . . . (poem)

Path Of Faith (poem)

Five-million directionsWhich way to goA plea to GodTo share what only he knowsThe path I've always takenIs leading me awayGod's words are in my heartBut what is he trying to sayTrying to close my eyesTo take away what I want to seeTrying to open my heartTo hear what he'll do with meMy former life is … Continue reading Path Of Faith (poem)

Deliver us from evil . . .

Remember those earlier days after you had received the light, when you endured in a great conflict full of suffering.  Sometimes you were publicly exposed to insult and persecution; at other times you stood side by side with those who were so treated.  You suffered along with those in prison and joyfully accepted the confiscation of your property, … Continue reading Deliver us from evil . . .

Temptation (poem)

"No temptation has seized you except what is common to man.  And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.  But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it."1 Corinthians 10:13 Temptation or fateSin or purposeA heart that … Continue reading Temptation (poem)

Their End (short story)

They sat in his car, drowning in the silence.  He was waiting for her to pour out the words she needed to tell him.  It was cold in the car, the heater having not yet overcome the frigid January air.  Her body trembled with nervous fear that numbed her to the frosty bite of winter. "We … Continue reading Their End (short story)

And the truth shall set you free . . .

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding."Proverbs 3:5 That's a pretty big request for a person like me.  I have a very hard time letting go of control.  Like so many people in the world I have a difficult time trusting anyone but myself as a … Continue reading And the truth shall set you free . . .

Rebirth day

It has been several weeks since I posted anything.  The lack of Carrie-posts was not due (completely) to a lack of anything to write.  It was because there has been so much change in my life lately that I needed an opportunity to step back, take a deep breath, and asses it all.  Normally I … Continue reading Rebirth day

Uncrossed Paths (poem)

It hurts to let you goTo say goodbye to what could have beenThere is a hole in my heartThat wants to let you back inBut the paths we're onCan't stay together foreverWe're reaching for different starsReaching for fame and for HeavenIt ripped me apart to say those wordsTo know I would make you madTo see … Continue reading Uncrossed Paths (poem)