Messy

As I was cleaning up smashed strawberries and bananas off of the floor under my son's high chair this morning, it hit me...not just the peaches he was chucking at my head...also the realization that life is messy. There's really no way around this fact. Sure, I'm in the thick of it, with four kids … Continue reading Messy

Today

When the waves crash hard and my toes grip the sand and I wobble at the weight of the blow, I remember that to keep standing I'm going to have to move, Adjust to the shifting of the earth beneath me and trust that the waves will reside and in their place something new will … Continue reading Today

Autopilot

Autopilot -¬†when I go through the motions Head down, resolved, ready to do whatever it takes to make it happen And then I sometimes break as resistance pushes me to realize I'm not built to maintain; I'm built for greatness. Not greatness I've built with the persistent efforts of my hands, but greatness that comes … Continue reading Autopilot

Balance

She walks as if beauty lives in her eyes In one hand she grasps the wind One foot pressed firmly into the sandy substance of time Purposeful peace released in her gaze Prayer for the needy ones escapes on her breath Effortless She strolls alone through the hazy twilight¬† She waits for me - (JD … Continue reading Balance

He is Here

The silence is deafening, the noise of fallen Earth muted to hush in anticipation The bustle of a barren land, called home, preparing to be counted The movement of a multitude, disruption suddenly backstage, on order of the director, as pregnant maid and man approach. All of heaven waits eagerly for the glorious symphony to … Continue reading He is Here