Driving down the highway yesterday, a sudden surge of brake lights caught my attention. It wasn’t an accident or traffic which caused the sea of bright red to appear. It was hard rain, which seemed to come out of nowhere, catching all of us by surprise. The sky had a few clouds scattered throughout it,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: BEYOND THE CLOUDS (June 2021)”
A little Monday morning motivation for all the writers out there: “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”–Madeleine L’Engle
She passed the few houses between hers and the end of the street. Turning the corner, she looked up, noticing the beauty of the early morning sky and how the clouds sat in such a way to remind her of the coast. A slight breeze brushed her skin and left a scent of salt waterContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: THE CHAIR (untitled story start circa 2018)”
After crossing over the tracks on a cooler than average September morning, Charlotte thought she heard the faint sound of a train horn in the distance. She hoped she had heard it. But after looking down the path there was no sign of a train. If there had been, Charlotte was almost convinced she wouldContinue reading “A Piece From a Work in Progress – “Charlotte””
“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect ” Anais Nin
We are a syzygy – Connected by experience, aligned by pain our hearts hold. Now we float, in the only realms we can understand. Life on earth, is a distant memory.
This was a tough one to revisit. So many emotions attached to this piece and they all came flooding back when I read it. I give God all the glory for the place both of us are at now.
Have you ever heard a line in a movie which instantly touches every fiber of your heart? For the first time in a long time it happened to me. We were watching “The Elephant Man” and John Merrick (a.k.a. The Elephant Man) said something that shook every ounce of my being in the kind ofContinue reading “Fill My Heart”