Freedom Songs #3: Need to Breathe

Freedom Songs #3: Need to Breathe

Hope Rises... I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in His word I put my hope. <3Psalm 130:5 (NIV) Need to Breathe Need to Breathe has some great stuff. However, this one particular song is really speaking to me. It's moving, but there's one line that confuses me. It's when "Bear" sings, Give me something vicious. [...]

My Dad

My Dad

This month my dad celebrated his 75th birthday. Well, I celebrated it. He says that he doesn't celebrate birthdays anymore. Store bought again. I really should learn to bake a cake. I'm sure I can do it. One of these days... My grandma baked cakes. When I was a kid I remember her bringing us [...]

Worn

Worn

I lost it last night. I don't know what happened. I believed what I wrote in "Rest." I believed that I was doing better and that I would find that balance, but then I lost it.  Something that disappointed me came to mind. Unfortunately, I've kind of got stuck on analyzing everything. I wanted to [...]

Empathy

Empathy

I believe it's a blessingYet it feels like a curseOh how I hate to see anyone hurtFor I've been there tooI know those sad tunesAnd those dreary melancholy views. But I know there's still joyFor I've also known graceWhen the world turns greyHe doesn't turn awayHe's forever and always the Rock who won't change. So [...]

Never a Waste

Never a Waste

To those who've touched my heart and soulI'm taking you with me wherever I goI'll remember your kindnessAnd your thoughtful adviceI'm thankful you caredYou left a mark on my life To those who've shared their precious timeI'm forever grateful you were part of mineI'll remember your uniqueness And all that you gaveIt was truly a giftNot [...]