This morning I woke up with a heart that felt so full of love.  I've had a rough several days but today I finally feel at peace with everyone and everything around me.  Now given a certain person in my life I know that this feeling is merely temporary, but with the love and support … Continue reading Love

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)

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

She Loves Him (poem)

For, oh how she loves him More than words can describe She loves him wildly and fully She loves him gentle as a sigh His voice is her music His laughter, her breath of air His warm embrace, a haven Making her want to lose herself there He pulled at her heart the moment they … Continue reading She Loves Him (poem)

Dear Friend

Dear Friend, I have known you for days, weeks, months, years . . . forever, it seems.  I can say that I don't remember a time before I knew you, but I do.  Instead what I do say is that I remember a time that I was waiting for you.  I didn't know It was … Continue reading Dear Friend

Unexpected Friend (poem)

You came out of nowhere Into my safe, sane world You turned everything upsidedown Made everything crazy for this girl You found the key to my locked-up heart That had been closed for so long You made me feel what I thought dead I fell in love fast and strong You threw my heart into … Continue reading Unexpected Friend (poem)

Lying Eyes (poem)

She stares at him Through lying eyes She puts a mask on her heart To, her true feelings, disguise He doesn't know she loves him That her heart beats his name It's a secret she'll keep hidden Even when her tears pour down like rain She blossoms with his smile Loses herself in his hug … Continue reading Lying Eyes (poem)

Why didn’t anyone tell me that life isn’t a Disney movie?

We've all been in those situations where you're having a conversation, a debate, an argument, and you are at a loss for words.  Yet, later when remembering the encounter you think of all the snappy comebacks and one-liners that you should have fired off in the moment.  And who hasn't had a looming big event … Continue reading Why didn’t anyone tell me that life isn’t a Disney movie?

My Heart (poem)

My heart is a fragile thingBut it's not made of glassIt's made of everyone who came before youAll the good memories and the badIt's the broken pieces of my heart's darknessthat give my healed heart its future lightAnd everything that it's been throughMakes it stronger, makes it fightKnow that if I give you my heartYou … Continue reading My Heart (poem)