Poetry

Can You See Me?

“Can you see me?” Asked the toddler From just behind the door Eyes twinkling through the cracks Toes tapping on the floor. That laugh rang out in the house Promises of so much more.   “Can you see me?” Challenged the teenager From just outside the door. Flashing moods and misunderstandings Fists clenched against the […]

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Poetry

Broken Birds

One cannot witness Pain and Remain Unchanged. We will choose. To live. To love. To join. To look away. To walk away. To pretend. We must choose. Even silence is a choice. Even blindness is a choice. Even compassion is a choice. Joining into suffering so foreign In its nuance Tenderly Beckoning toward a Commonness of […]

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Dreams | Faith & Encouragement | Finding Peace | Poetry | Sanctuary | Thoughts

Why Does Beauty Matter

  Why do we bother with brightly colored dresses that sparkle in candlelight?  Why do we wander, open mouthed in awe, through museums and galleries?   Why do we practice drawing, painting, sculpting, cooking, writing, singing, playing, speaking? We live with these creative outlets for they are a light inside us crying to be free. […]

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Poetry

Reaching tentatively,  eyes wide then squeezed shut… Is it wrong to see what is good but want what is… Wonderful? I remember wonderful. The death-defying exhilaration of – More. A mere glimmer of  vision. A barely disguised dream pushing through the fog of Mundane. Dark red, glowing orange embers of passion spent. Is it too […]

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Poetry

Bigger

I’m stretching on tiptoes To sneak a timid peek At the magic and the mystery of A Plan bigger than me I’m hoping beyond hope That what and Who I seek Is Benevolent, Omniscient And bigger than me The road stretched behind me Worn down by tired feet Keeps twisting and turning Farther than I […]

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