A Hint of Spring

There was something on the air that early February day.  It was a whisper of Spring despite the day being buried in an enduring and harsh winter.  There was a gentle hint of a new beginning, of fresh life, of a healing heart choosing to look up to the sun and no longer remaining frozen … Continue reading A Hint of Spring

Changling (poem)

Changling, changling, who are you replacement for the past the future gifted anew What promise do you carry What tomorrow do you hold Are you someone different than your predecessor of old Changling, changling, are you a threat opening yourself so easily to lonely brokenness you just met Can you piece together the puzzle of … Continue reading Changling (poem)

Fear(less) (poem)

Don't ever tell me, "You can't" Don't ever tell me, "You won't" Don't ever tell me, "You shouldn't" Don't ever tell me, "Don't" Don't ever tell me, "You might look stupid" Don't ever tell me, "You dream too much" Don't ever tell me, "You might fail" Don't ever tell me, "That's good for someone else, … Continue reading Fear(less) (poem)

Ocean (poem)

So deep are you, Ocean A blue that never ends Depths that can't measured Moved by turbulent winds What have you seen, what have you done, endless Ocean, as you reach so far Where do you go to find your rest when your waves are at war What is there to embrace you when the … Continue reading Ocean (poem)

Endings and Beginnings

October 21, 2017 . . . that was the last time I posted anything of substance.  I posted a random poem in January, but other than that, nothing since last October.  Maybe I've had nothing to say.  Maybe I've had too much to say.  Maybe I didn't know how to say whatever it was that … Continue reading Endings and Beginnings

That day is not today

Abusive relationships . . . when most people think of them they immediately think of domestic violence.  But that is not always the definition of an abusive relationship. One year ago I sat on my couch and wrote a letter.  I placed the letter in a stamped and addressed envelope.  That envelope went into the … Continue reading That day is not today

Struggling with fear

I am having another night where finding sleep will be a battle.  Don't get me wrong.  I am exhausted.  I could close my eyes and be asleep right now.  My problem lies in the fact that I am afraid to go to sleep. Next month will be the two year anniversary of my husband deciding … Continue reading Struggling with fear

Sometimes you have to . . .

I am just going to say this . . . Sometimes you have to act before you think.  Sometimes you have to jump before your fears talk you out of it.  Sometimes you have to believe in yourself because you know God believes in you.  Sometimes you have to have faith in yourself because God … Continue reading Sometimes you have to . . .

May Scripture Writing Plan: Day 31 – Psalm 91:13-16

13 You will tread on the lion and the cobra;     you will trample the great lion and the serpent. 14 “Because he[a] loves me,” says the Lord, “I will rescue him;     I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name. 15 He will call on me, and I will answer him;     I will be with him in trouble, … Continue reading May Scripture Writing Plan: Day 31 – Psalm 91:13-16

May Scripture Writing Plan: Day 30 – Psalm 91:7-12

7 A thousand may fall at your side,     ten thousand at your right hand,     but it will not come near you. 8 You will only observe with your eyes     and see the punishment of the wicked. 9 If you say, “The Lord is my refuge,”     and you make the Most High your dwelling, 10 no harm will overtake you, … Continue reading May Scripture Writing Plan: Day 30 – Psalm 91:7-12