Today God is helping me battle against the dark clouds that could permanently keep me from smiling, or from stepping out into a new day. In the morning I seek Him, and He is faithful to be found. I do not look to others, to the news, to the good intentions before my day, butContinue reading “The Place I Live”
Category Archives: Spirituality
50 Opening Lines From My 2023 Journal
The blank page. It stares us down, like a defiant child, from our notebooks, journals, and desk monitors. We want to write, but it’s the first scribble on paper that causes us to pause. We hover over our desks transfixed. We stare back as one in the ultimate staredown. The first line, mark, or sentence holds weight for we who dare to take pen to paper, or who boldly write what no one has written before.
When You Kill A Spider In Your Daughter’s Room at Eleven PM
This morning I woke up to the date which marks the second anniversary of our daughter Katherine’s death. How is it that such a date can be spoken of as an anniversary? This I cannot answer, but only acknowledge. And as I sat wondering what I wanted to do in the many ways I wantContinue reading “When You Kill A Spider In Your Daughter’s Room at Eleven PM”
Embracing Our Insignificance
What if all we long for is longing for us and IS LOVE…is the power to love, and has paved a clear path for receiving love, so that we might learn love and at last be able to give it? Not in the way that is limited like a love song, but more like the breath that fills the lungs. What if, the love that is possible for us here and now is only a foreshadowing of the love that will come. A taste, not the whole bite.