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 [...]

Prioritize

Prioritize

I wondered if I should title this one "Organize." My thoughts are so all over the place. It feels as if my heart is all over the place too.  I'm scrambling this morning for what kind of photo to use for this post! Ever been there? Oh, I already have a photo. Never mind! However, [...]

Fiction and Reality

Fiction and Reality

Fiction and reality collide. Faceless and so busted up inside. -Fireflight/You Decide When I wrote the poem "Honesty" I was looking ahead with less than hopeful thoughts, I was also looking back with mixed feelings. Things definitely didn't go as we'd imagined. Early into our married life hurdles and dashed dreams found us. Andrew’s health problems [...]

Try, Try, Try Again

Try, Try, Try Again

I wrote this back in February. I almost threw out the baby with the bathwater again! It isn't that this piece is unpromising… It's just that it's still in progress. I added some up to date thoughts at the end. --- February 2020, *Groan* Last Thursday I stood in the kitchen and let out my [...]

Gentle

Gentle

Gentleness takes patience; It's aims to be kind; It prays without ceasing; it loses it's pride; It knows we're all flesh, so It looks for others best. These things it rejoices in. In God it abides. Gentleness is thoughtful; It chooses words wisely; it doesn't rush in with sword raised high; It was taught that [...]