Can't go around it, gotta go through it.
While the crowd roars with laughter, While elephants parade in Bright blankets and bare skin, I wait for the spotlight – I ascend the rope ladder, silently, And wait.
God is able to heal me, but even if He does not...I will not serve your gods.
It was midnight in the sleepy trailer park where I lived 3 miles out of town. The house creaked and groaned in the night wind, but was otherwise silent. I stared at the ceiling, then at the shadows the tree branches threw in my window. They felt like hands reaching out to grab me. I… Continue reading Runaway Train
My favorite book is Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. It's based on the Bible story of Hosea. The main character is a little girl named Angel who is abandoned, abused, and sold to a pimp at a very young age. When she's in her 20s, a farmer, Michael Hosea, answers a call from God to… Continue reading Redeeming Love
I ordered my usual Grande Skinny Vanilla Latte, set out my vast array of colored pens, opened my planner to the work section, took my usual plethora of vitamins & supplements, opened my laptop, worked a while, and had lunch with a coworker. It was a typical Tuesday. And then the room started spinning. Colors… Continue reading Enduring Focus
Some things in life go perfectly Some people find the perfect fit the first time I just seldom happen to be among the “some” Like new jeans… I hate those things First, you inch into one of the legs, and Do a kind of hop-step-jump into the other And shimmy and stretch them up and… Continue reading Pocket Full of Shoestrings
Have you ever had one of those nights? The kind that slithers into your heart, curls up in a corner, and slowly overtakes the room. An atmosphere changer. In times like these I just have to speak truth to my soul.