The Edge of the World

In my own little world I become numb The small of my back resting in a small little chair In my small little house on a small little street In a small little town Where the green grass grows all around, all around... The days go by one by one like a blur and I … Continue reading The Edge of the World

Spiritual Common Sense

Is it my imagination or does the general populace seem a little less educated these days? I understand the need for ridiculous warning labels in our litigious society, like the one I once saw on a stroller that said "Do not close stroller with child inside" or the "Caution, Hot!" warnings on coffee cups. I … Continue reading Spiritual Common Sense

Forgiveness

Anyone who has been a Christian for any amount of time knows a thing or two about forgiveness. First, there’s the fact that we’ve been forgiven so much, a concept that still blows my mind when I think of some of the things I’ve done or worse yet, acknowledge the things my heart was capable … Continue reading Forgiveness

Challenge

I'm a sucker for a good challenge until it hurts too much. I recently gave into an old obsession and bought yet another workout DVD because it looked SO pretty. We all need a little variety from time to time right? I was so excited to pop the sucker in and transform my body in one … Continue reading Challenge

Anchor

Restless waves stirred by force beyond control crashing beneath the weary ones who ache to stand unhindered Wind to drive the salty air, stinging the eyes, carrying voices to the bellowing deep. The sea in full fury, bobbing up and down like Jack springing from his metal box with a suddenness and force so unexpected … Continue reading Anchor

Movement

This morning when I woke up, the outer bands of Isaac were still making their way across Southwest Florida. It was beautiful. We slept peacefully last night to the sound of the rain. School was cancelled so we didn't have to get up at five AM which was a plus. I looked out the window and … Continue reading Movement