Mornings... Apart from not being wired for them (I'm a night owl), and my body having a more difficult time in the morning, my mental capacity in the a.m. also leaves little to be desired. He who knit us all into being knows this about us so there's much to say and is said about… Continue reading Sanctuary
For so many the weight of the world carried on shoulders and hearts and minds can be/become overwhelming and the practice of gratitude might be the last thing one wants to add to the agenda. But like smiling through tears, pausing for a moment to find the silver lining in hard circumstance can shine a… Continue reading With Gratitude
(From the movie, Facing Your Giants) I've not seen this movie, but I heard this portion of the movie somewhere quite some time ago. It popped into my mind as I have been thinking about those who have really hard circumstances in their life; circumstances that have no foreseeable end in sight. Circumstances that yell… Continue reading Carrying Our Giants
**NOTE: POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING** Much of my story is very hard and I have been ashamed of it for most of my life. I've spent a fair amount of time pretending it was not true, hoping in some alternate reality that I would wake up one morning and I'd have a new reality. But the… Continue reading I Will Wait
Wondered 9/15/15 I wonder if the enemy knew the consequence of his manipulation when he spoke to Eve in the garden. I wonder if his only intention is to shift the truth a fraction...to toy slightly with the Truth. I wonder if the slight of his actions surprises and fascinates even him and he gets… Continue reading Slighted
I have notebooks and journals scattered from hither to yon and I've started transcribing all the hand-written to electronic format in some organizational fashion for easy find and reference. I found this today...written 8/17/16. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Who Am I? I try to capture her, but she is fleeting. One moment calm and sure; the next anxious… Continue reading Who Am I?
This morning on my way to drop my ten-year old daughter at school, she talked and talked and talked about all the horses she is finding on Craigslist and is going to have and when can we have a farm and how much money do we need and when and how can we raise money… Continue reading Surrender