Lyrics, Lattes, and Life Lessons

Things That Go Bump In The Write

My mind wandered this morning to John 4 and the woman Jesus spoke with at the well. I’m often reminded of her when I look in the mirror in the mornings. Why had she come to this well to draw water alone? That was an activity the women usually did together. For safety. For social …

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I sat and watched the sky And the prairie running wild Up to the mountains. I watched the blues and reds Scatter colors overhead – Night fell around me. And suddenly a whisper Came from somewhere Deep inside: I’m walking here beside you I hold every tear you’ve cried, Just look around – see: Some …

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Life has its dips and straights. Sometimes Summer feels more like Spring, sometimes Spring feels more like Winter. Sometimes the road is paved with love and laughter; sometimes it is washed out by torrents of tears. When I look back over my life I’ve always known what is right and what is wrong. And I’ve …

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The sun slowed down and Took one last look over the horizon. It had had a long productive day and Could finally meander on to The other side. Meander. That’s what my car did – Steady and slow like the sun. “I’ve been… feeling really quiet.” My text whispered through the screen as I Wiped …

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I made a huge mistake at work today. To be fair, it’s my first week of actually doing my job and I’m still onboarding. But the impact of this was far-reaching. I control 2 email inboxes from the same email account. One is my personal company email. The other is my team’s email. I was …

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I don’t have words tonight,Not adequate words, anyway. I have cautioned words.Quiet words.Words that peek out of my heart,Look around to make sure no one is reading, thenTip-toe quickly onto the page. Words that don’t chassé, rather,That glide forth, slow,Measured and unbiddenLike a silent tear that escapes,Unnoticed by everyone but youIn a moment everyone else …

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