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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As I stumble upon morning, yet again, My throat parched,My eyes cluttered with matter,My heart half-awake –I reach for your Word.Well, first coffee; because…coffeeBut always your Word.And not out of habit.Well, it IS my daily habit, butThat’s not my motivation.No. My sweet, smiley,Southern-belle-heartDoesn’t always drink-in a“Good” morningSo easily.Whereas I don’t alwaysFeel “good” –It is good.Which …

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Me a Person fed up with the relentless pursuit of keeping up with everyone else’s wants and wishes, in Order to form a more perfect Life, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for my personal Defense, promote my general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to myself and my life, do ordain and establish …

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There’s somethingIn the air tonightMy thoughts are lostSomewhere, mid-flightAnd I can’t help myself,It’s likeMy thoughts are on their own.The tremble of a restless seaTumbles ashore inside of meMy heart resoundsRelentlesslyI’m all alone tonight Turned the pillowTo the cold sideI wonder if you do this tooThere are so many thingsI’d like to know.Do you wake up …

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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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Fireworks are exploding over my North Texas town right now. This is one of my favorite holidays, but I skipped it this year. Oh, I had to work some, but the real work I did was on my heart. I let it heal. Sometimes it takes a long moment. My long moment lasted 8 years. …

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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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