Dear Past, When I think back on my life, I see how no chapter has been wasted. I am redeemed. God has made all things whole and beautiful in His time. And, while I may still have a few questions about the reality of my past, I’ve learned to let go of the “why” and … More Dear Past, Present and Future (A letter to my single and non-single friends)
It’s been a rough few months, but rather than talk about my situation and the miracle I’m praying for, I’m going to talk about the beautiful revelations that God has been speaking into my heart and life. I hope that you, too, can relate and see that even though we cannot always understand why things … More Committed to the Cost.
Your palms are sweaty The questions overwhelming It’s not your fault, says the voice in the room Your fists clench the psychologist’s fancy chair I already know that, you want to say But, you don’t So far removed from the stuffy office Your heart wanders To memories of the past year To the questions they … More Dear Teenage Me,
Behind the camera lens Or in front of the room Through pages of books I have hidden A degree I wear A picture I paint With a crooked smile I have hidden Very few know the real story Behind my literature Where metaphors are memories For the things I wish to forget The camera flashes … More Hidden Strength: A Poem
The words you are about to read have been scrolling through my mind for the past several weeks like the screen credits at the end of a film. Never ending. Perhaps that is because I spend many nights alone, with nothing but a pen and a cup of tea in hand. If I had roommates, … More Not caught in the middle.
This past Saturday, I did something that is quite rare. I stayed home, cozied up on the couch, put a kettle on the cooker, and just sat there and read for most of the day. I’m currently on Book #8 for the year of which Saturday’s read was so life giving that I just had … More The Key to Endurance.