Saying Goodbye to The Most Interesting Dog in the World

Today I am sharing a poem I wrote this week as I prepared to say goodbye to our boy, Banjo. Banjo came into our lives in 2008. This past Saturday we said goodbye to him. The past few years have held too many goodbyes for us, but this year- both our cat Aurora -my belovedContinue reading “Saying Goodbye to The Most Interesting Dog in the World”

The Boat

The Boat I am leaving the shore, in my mind.I’m getting into the boat with you…I have no idea where we’re goingbut I trust that you do. I’ll face the storm by your sidebehind your cloak, I will hide,far from the shore of all I fearinto the unknown, far and wide. I don’t deny thatContinue reading “The Boat”

Listen

A Note for National Poetry Month: Hello, and thank you for taking the time to read my poem today. I wrote this poem this morning, and it came to me, as words often do, as I sat down for some quiet time of reading, prayer and contemplation. Honestly this time is nothing fancy, or formal – I am just trying to listen for God in a noisy world, and allow Him to speak to my heart, first and foremost.