His days are numbered by The One who counted the years. Like others before him, and those who will follow, his life will matter. The moments, the memories, the mistakes. More than […]
Standing on the precipice, I am paralyzed by the sound. ~~~ Unable to move or even think, the waves of fear and grief crash over me like a tsunami. ~~~ Overpowering. Taking […]
No matter how dark the night, despite what the future may hold, the voice that I hear whispers a tune.. right into my soul. The music is all around us. Can you […]
More than beautiful presents wrapped in paper and bows, the gift of Christmas begins with a baby in a manger, swaddled in cloth and sleeping in a manger bed. The gift of […]
I woke up to a new reality. A sobering thought. A haunting question: What if? What if the passion I have is misguided? What if my thoughts–my desires are not from Him? […]
Oh yes you did. You rolled your eyes. And covered your face. And eagerly walked away from the one who carried you for nine months– and has carried you ever since. The […]
The words jumped out at me from the page. “Do the next thing.” As simple as this phrase might seem, some days life can stop us in our tracks. Whether we are […]
“The fool says in his heart, ‘God does not exist.‘ They are corrupt; they do vile deeds. There is no one who does good. The Lord looks down from heaven on the human race to see if […]
Drowning in the sea of “What if?”. It fills our minds and our hearts and it consumes us. Controls us. Chains us and pulls us down and drowns us. In fear. In […]
Why is it that I cannot see the girl in the mirror as clearly as I should? If only there were a mirror on my heart. The invisible would become visible. “Man […]
Yep. It’s one of those days. Gray and cloudy and cold and wet. On the outside too. Begging for just a hint of sunshine to brighten the day…
“Roses are red, violets are blue. You make me smile.” If I received a rose every single day and feasted on chocolate at night, but didn’t have you, there would be […]
Holding on even when it hurts. Maybe because it hurts. The pain. The struggle. The anxiety. You worry, knowing that life happens and you are not in control.
The string of lights are removed. The tree comes down and just.like.that. Christmas is over. Only it’s not.
A submission for the Obsessive Writing Challenge — SIN: The weight of it all. The heaviness. The guilt. The consequences. Unavoidable and yet–undeniable. Sin. We step into the shallow water only to […]