Character development through poetry. This girl was hurting. So much pain, tied to a ghost in the past. I love writing. ——- All this time, I thought it was you. My heart My feelings In your hands Leaving me wondering. Did you ever really care? I realize now The answer is inconsequential a “yes” a… Continue reading Working on my story
The Release The past is haunting The future untold And the right now... The right now is puzzling. Shedding skin no longer needed Discovering who lies underneath It is a trial It is a necessity Extracting the poisons Removing the weeds Learning to grow To provide nourishment at the roots Letting the sunlight in Looking… Continue reading A little writing
My daughter is at home with me today. Our puppy, Gizmo, can hardly contain his excitement. He keeps pouncing on her and nipping at her, in his playful puppy way. As usual, she enjoys it for a short time before erupting into dramatic complaints and tears about how he’s “bothering her” and “won’t leave her… Continue reading The Choice is Yours
I cannot tell you how many times I have listened to Lauren Daigle’s new song, “You Say”. It is my daily go-to. It speaks to me, as it does to many Christians. It serves as a reminder of how God sees us, especially when we struggle with our own self-perceptions. “You say I am loved...… Continue reading Thank You, Lauren Daigle
Recently, we were trapped inside for a few days thanks to Hurricane Florence. (Luckily no damage for us, Praise God!) While stuck inside, my husband and I worked together on cleaning out a closet. In it, he found one of my journals. He quickly opened and flipped through. No, he wasn’t trying to read my… Continue reading Acknowledge. Accept. Forgive. Do the next right thing.
I remember Hurricane Hugo in 1989. It hit eleven days after my 8th birthday. It was very scary. My mom tells me I asked her over and over if we were going to die. Now, with Florence heading our direction (just after my birthday again), I can’t help but think of those memories. The damage.… Continue reading In the Storm’s Path
Have you ever tried to fit a puzzle piece into the wrong spot in the puzzle? I have witnessed committed puzzlers fight to make a piece fit. Maybe if I push just a little harder? But, try as they might, if it isn't the right place for the piece, it just won't work. And if they… Continue reading When the piece doesn’t fit…