The Greatest of these is Love

Though Angels' tongues could escape my lips and sentiment sweet should flow When grace extends my patience thin When arms become empty, hearts heavy, feet ready for escape, eyes drifting, head aching, song quiet, candles huffed to cooled wax, all seems lost around me, I remember.  Greater love has no man than he who lays … Continue reading The Greatest of these is Love

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Lightning

    PHOTOGRAPH BY LIONEL BROWN, GETTY IMAGES  You're like lightning. You come in flashes that light the whole world with beauty. With each strike, you rejuvenate and enrich the soil. You bring with you hope and the promise of rain. But in the end, I know you'll hurt me if i get too close. 

Be Still my Heart

God of all goodness, breathe on us today. In mercy we find new beginnings. In love, we find rest. In you, we find peace. Blanket our souls with the wonder of who you are And we will find shelter in you, our comforter

Heroes

I always thought my dad was a hero. I think a lot of us feel that way when we're growing up. Fathers possess super powers to fix everything from squeaky hinges to teary moments and automotive mayhem. I still call my dad when the car is making a goofy noise and I'm worried. My husband … Continue reading Heroes

Bananas

I moved from Southern Ohio to Florida in 1988. I was in the fourth grade. It seemed so glamorous and magical at the time. We had a banana tree beside our little trailer and I thought it looked so tropical and lush. It was just a baby but we were so proud of it. I … Continue reading Bananas

Tapestry

I am a tapestry Woven together, each fiber of my life until only beauty remains Each color and hue lending to the whole A piece of the picture you designed throughout the artistry of time I've been pattered with purpose Knit together with meaning All I am rests in the hand of a loving craftsman … Continue reading Tapestry

Painted

Paint me in colors only you can see. Vivid and full of life. Free from dull and gray. Sing me in melodies unheard to human ears. An aria of mystery and beauty, sweet and precious to the orchestra of heaven. Build me as a monument to your praise. Standing tall and strong in the face … Continue reading Painted