People vs. Love

I was talking with a friend recently.  For the sake of this post I shall name this friend Erin.  Erin is an great friend to many around her.  She is a devoted spouse and parent.  She is a positive influence.  But Erin is wearing a mask.  But, honestly, aren't we all wearing some form of … Continue reading People vs. Love

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Looking back

We're a few days into 2016.  Christmas decorations have come down.  Resolutions have been made . . . and broken.  The grownups have gone back to work and the kids have gone back to school.  We're settling into the peaceful post-holiday time where we don't have to worry about anything (until Valentine's Day). But taking … Continue reading Looking back

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 30 – Something You Are Excited For

There are lots of things to get excited about.  When you were a kid you got excited about your birthday and Christmas.  When you were a teenager you got excited about school dances and first dates.  As an adult you got excited about your wedding day, the birth of a child, landing your dream job, … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 30 – Something You Are Excited For

30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 3 – Your First Love and Your First Kiss

Today's writing challenge topic is actually something I covered, in part, a few days ago.  Today though requires a little bit of expansion on that previous post, and requires me to delve into dusty but sweet memories. Day 3:  Your First Love and Your First Kiss Young love.  It's a beautiful and magical thing.  Feeling … Continue reading 30 Day Writing Challenge: Day 3 – Your First Love and Your First Kiss

When will healing come?

2 weeks as of today.  That's how long this mess has been unfolding everyday at work.  With each day that passes more misdeeds come to light.  Lies told.  Money stolen.  People hurt.  And each day, and each revelation, seems to continue to be worse than the one before.  How much lower can it get?  Was … Continue reading When will healing come?

A letter that will never get read

This is the fourth time I've tried to start this post.  Will this one meet with the delete button also? I need to sit down and talk with someone that I care about very much.  But due to circumstances involved with the situation I may never be given that opportunity.  When my dad was going … Continue reading A letter that will never get read

I can’t delete me

Recently there was a huge misunderstanding within my church.  A few people said somethings (myself included) about the leadership of the church.  I sided with some people without getting the entire story.  I wrote a post about the event while still in the heat of the moment, but the very next day was convicted by … Continue reading I can’t delete me

But Now I See (poem)

How is it possible to see through closed eyes To live always in the dark Then to open your eyes, be filled with light And have the truth flood your heart Was the truth always in front of my eyes Or was it hiding away unseen Was it ignored because it would hurt To destroy … Continue reading But Now I See (poem)

My testimony

I'll be honest and tell you that this post is proving difficult to write.  My brain and fingers have both told me that I need to write something today, but this is the third attempt.  The previous two attempts met their fate with the delete button. Like many people I have the Time Hop app … Continue reading My testimony

Let go (poem)

I fought to make you part of my life Then I fought to let you go You were all I could see You were all I wanted to know Yours was the only music I wanted to hear You were the only person I wanted in my life so near I wanted to give you … Continue reading Let go (poem)