The Abundant Life: P2

The Abundant Life: P2

I keep expressing that good things can come out of bad things. Perhaps I haven't expressed this on my blog. I'm uncertain. Nevertheless, it's about time that I proved it. It's no secret that I've really been struggling during this pandemic.  I never realized how much impact those family gatherings had on my life. During [...]

Pure Joy

Pure Joy

I really like the sound of pure joy. How about you? Pure joy sounds amazing actually. While looking through my drafts, the following verse spoke to me. However, I wasn’t feeling that pure joy. Infact, I was feeling quite dry, which is ironic considering all of my water metaphors lately.  Yes, dry, burnt out, and [...]

Grace Abounds

Grace Abounds

What do you think of my weeds!? They have grown much more since I took this photo. It's taken a week to tell you all all about my weekend, but we have almost made it! If messaging Ronda on Sunday wasn't enough to fill me with hope, having a game of Words with Friends as [...]

Type Cast

Type Cast

I'm not an entertainer For me there's little appeal I'd rather not to be type cast I prefer to keep it real.  Sometimes I like to contemplate  And drink in something deep There are times I have a lot to say Other times I barely speak. I can surely be filled with excitement  But at [...]

Love and War

Love and War

Tom was a jovial man. He had 2 cats, a dog and a parrot named Pippa. Every morning, as Tom opened his crisp morning paper, Pippa would cry out, "No news is good news! No news is good news!" She'd heard her parrot papa recite this many times upon finishing his morning read. Of course [...]

Peace Talks

Peace Talks

I wasn't sure what sort of image I wanted to use for this post, but when I saw this one, it was an immediate "Yes, that’s the one!" It made me laugh. "Talking around the water cooler" comes to my mind. Photo credit goes to pixabay user aitoff. To be honest, I've been struggling to [...]

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 [...]