Growing up we had two paintings in my house I can distinctly remember always being there. One was a painting of The Last Supper with Jesus standing up at the table, arms stretched out as if welcoming each disciple, even his betrayer, into them. The other was of an old man, hands folded in prayer,Continue reading “THROWBACK THURSDAY: On the Other Side of Easter (Written 2020)”
I wrote this in 2010 following knee injury.
“In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.” Psalm 5:3 Breathing in the morning air, I lay my requests before you. Presenting them, lifting them up To your awaiting ears – confidently, expectantly. I will wait to hear your voice, The soft whisperContinue reading “A Poetic Reflection on Psalm 5:3”
I was listening to Spotify the other day when a cover of the song “Diamonds are Forever”. I have heard this song before, of course, since it’s the theme song to a James Bond movie of the same name. Yet, this was the first time I ever actually listened to the lyrics. These lyrics struck meContinue reading “Heart Assessment”
I started 2020 with a fear which carried over from the previous year. This fear had to do with my heart health. Just a couple months into 2020, though, this fear was replaced by a new fear: Covid-19. The pandemic brought with it not only fear for the health of myself and those I knowContinue reading “One Lesson Learned in 2020”
Have you ever had one of those “middle-of-the-night, brutally honest, two way conversations with God?” I have. In fact, due to not sleeping well in the past week from the surgery, I have had quite a few. (I could use another week just to sit and process everything He has shown me.) If I amContinue reading “GOD IS PERSISTENT”
The words on the other end of the phone call were not what I expected to hear. Everything had led me to believe that it wasn’t anything to worry about. Yet, there I stood, cell phone in hand, learning another lesson in the agony of unmet expectations. I was caught off guard and I feltContinue reading “Another Battle to Fight”
Being able to help someone else through my experience makes every scar I have a little easier to look at.
Beyond the storm clouds there is always a blue sky