As with most plans, there arises the unexpected, and from that… the outcome of what you thought would occur…. changes….often times dramatically. The rise and fall of her chest indicated that she is sleeping peacefully. Her mouth hangs ajar, her lips are pink, and the occasional snore creates sound in the otherwise ominously silent room. … More The Care Gift….
From my dreams came the notification of a text message. Is this part of the dream, where am I, who is this, who is beeping me? It feels like a clanging alarm in your head, and yet somehow the brain can incorporate this sound into your dream… how does this happen? The sharp “ ding”… … More Walk..pray…listen….
Distinct early morning chirping, and the determination of one rosy breasted Robin has informed me that the relocation nest was not the desired real estate location for this Mother. She has decided that the bright yellow forsythia wreath which adorns my front porch was a more suitable location. I can’t exactly blame her, it is … More It’s all about the birds….
The architecture of this nest is intricately and wonderfully beautiful. It was located high up on my lights out in front of my house. The owner of this nest had good intentions to be sure. It was carefully sheltered underneath the highest peak of the roof, away from rain, snow, and too much wind, or … More Take a staycation….
The grave did not hold him back.. it could not, there was nothing that could restrain him, no force powerful enough on the earth. He overcame the grave… Jesus did, and because of that, I have hope. Death does not have the final last word.. there is more.. so much more, if you dare to … More Resurrection Day…
Glowing, warmth and the way it streams in the windows in the late afternoon bathing it’s shafts of lovely light which pours onto everything it lands upon. The shadows are minimal, and seem embarrassed as they stretch to hide away. They are the inside of the box, and where the sun glows and reaches is … More New foundations …..
It’s really the simple things in life that cause it to rise up in your soul, like a ball of sunshine that cannot be contained, and must rise in the east. The darkness slinks away, and the dark ink of night is replaced…as the dawn begins to glow, and ever slowly, and with great promise … More Current state of affairs.. on a Tuesday
I met up with my plumber at my house the other day. I arrived early, and opened my front door, while balancing jugs of water on my right hip. The scent of an old wood burning fire still lingered in my house and is like a welcome onslaught to my senses. I smile.. home… The … More The wonder of it all….
Opening up Facebook this morning, and this scene hits me like a thin wall of glass..and I’m lonely for this exquisite chaos. Toys strewn about the bedroom, hospital bed unmade, and my body half underneath the bed searching for who knows what amongst the dust bunnies and carpet fibers. In the center of it all … More I miss this…
” Yup… being hurt and vulnerable feels so exposed, raw , uncomfortable … like someone is scalping you, tearing at your skin .. but then it all falls away because you realize this is love … and the cost of loving another .. it’s unbearable..and yet it transforms us .. because it’s the worst and … More Being in the spot …