From the Perspective of Dust

  A little backstory on today’s poetic offering. I had a conversation on the phone with my nephew Todd as I prepared dinner last night. He has been through some upheaval, but I am grateful to know the Lord has taken hold of him. As I spoke with him, I recalled my early days of seeking God,Continue reading “From the Perspective of Dust”

Rise Up America (A Prayer of Hope)

I wrote this poem this morning…it came to me as a song. I am not a musician, but what can I say…I just write what comes. God bless America. Thank you Lord, for this great country, for all the sacrifices and bloodshed it has endured. For all the hope it has shared, for the dreams, visionsContinue reading “Rise Up America (A Prayer of Hope)”

Imperturbable

Today, I sought a word to help shape my focus and week. We returned home from our Maine vacation aware of all the latest news despite having no TV or internet service for a week. Let me tell you the peace of mind that accompanies this lack is worth the effort. I know news isContinue reading “Imperturbable”

Learning to Roll With What Comes

“The people and circumstances around me do not make me what I am, they reveal who I am” Laura Schlessinger I am sitting on a suitcase wearing the hand-knit burgundy poncho my grandmother made for me. At the best of my 2nd grade ability I packed by myself, for myself, anticipating a weekend with the oneContinue reading “Learning to Roll With What Comes”