Who am I if the world stops turning for a moment And I'm left with the quiet and the night Who am I when grace is the only option Because, alone, I'm never enough And grace says that's still okay. Who am I in the face of lunchboxes and routines? Who am I when I'm … Continue reading Who am I?
If you and I were "I and me" and the world were nothing but trees and bees, would any of it matter? If I and you were, you and me, and there was nothing but us and song and "free", would it be worth fighting for? Just wondering... Deep thoughts in the midst of a … Continue reading Random thoughts from the tired
Life is walking on Life is waking up in the morning Life is doing what it takes to roll out of bed when the alarm is too harsh and the sleep is too short Life is kids making you crazy Life is partners making you wonder, "what in the world?!?" Life is struggle Life is … Continue reading Life is…
It's been a week! I got sick, probably just a severe cold or flu, but it banned me from humanity in the current Covid climate, despite my negative test results. So I tried to rest, amidst my endless household to do list and everything I fight for and against on the daily. I often wonder … Continue reading Do you ever sit and stare?
Today marks 365 days around the sun since you joined us here. I remember the call. You were gone. I miss you more than I can say but I know it's okay (I swear I didn't mean for that to rhyme). In my heart, I see clearly the serenity of the place you last walked. … Continue reading 365 Days
I remember six. What it was to go down to my grandfather's basement and sing at the top of my lungs while he played guitar. I remember chords and burning and the life and longing that only comes with a great song. I remember faces beaming and proud looks screaming "legacy". I remember the look … Continue reading On Six and Legacy
Do you ever think about who's out there listening I write this blog, throw these ideas into the air But I'll never know who hears them. Who sees beyond the void... I think of the words that have changed my life The moments I stumbled across something that shook me to my soul. There are … Continue reading Who are you?
"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus" Philippians 4:6-7 Let's be honest. We know that suffering can ultimately lead to strength. Sometimes the … Continue reading Peace
So there's this thing about life... We all have a story and that story defines us, empowers us, or derails us. What will your story be? Will you tell it openly or live in fear of what repercussions it may bring? I, too long, lived in fear of my story. My story, even the worst … Continue reading This is my story
The dark can be so daunting The light can seem so dim Still, from heaven, you are calling. Can I hear your voice again? No fear in death or life, though all of hell presses in Your voice, the roaring lion, shatters mountains and hangs on the wind. Still small voice, speak to me. I'm … Continue reading Listening