The wind spins circles around my head I see the life before me and I wonder if I'm supposed to be who I am What is life but the continuing of one foot before another? Every breath, a choice Every moment, an opportunity for a voice Yet, I am so often silent. This is humanity... … Continue reading One foot…keep walking
Dream a little dream for me As tomorrow nears And the night closes its eyes Or maybe it keeps them open waiting for morning Or maybe tomorrow is a continuance of today Or maybe we can sweep it away in solitude for brighter things to come Whatever the case.... Goodnight today Welcome hope New mercies … Continue reading Good night world
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
"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