tree.

Long and slender Drawing my eyes up from the ground Wavering slowly The wind caresses her Invisible – the wind Moving in wafts around Towering base Seen in the rapid trilling Branches shimmering Fingers shaking off water Green, yellow, gold Bold colors Reflect the sun towards me Silent and majestic She stands strong Beautiful, enrapturing…

I’m Content.

I’m content. In this moment. A fair And full Release. Not driven, No striving, Rather peaceful awareness. God’s presence clear and clean My own soul waking from the shadows of discontent. …emerging from the darkness of selfish lust. …stretching the muscles of mediocrity. …??? All pointing to a moment that is: – more inspiration than…

All Will Be Well.

The following is a piece I wrote after reading and reflecting on Acts 12:1-19. I had also just finished reading Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan. In a silent moment, I saw a man, Who looked much like me. When I squinted my eyes to see him clearer, Immediately I was drawn into his story. The…

numb.

Have you ever had one of those days? You know the kind. Just a plain-old-fashioned-stay-in-bed bad day. I’ve had a few myself. The days where I feel like the lost lover in Song of Songs who proclaims:      ‘I must arise now and go about the city;      In the streets and in the…

Breaking up is hard to do…

Last Tuesday: It’s been a difficult day. I know deep inside of me I need to break off an unhealthy relationship but I’m not quite sure how to go about it. I really didn’t expect this….everything has been great. We see each other all the time, we get along great, she makes good food and…

dragons.

We scurry about our hurried lives as if we have some place important to be. Mindless…maybe. Possibly intentional as we tuck in our shirts readying ourselves to change the world. We buckle our belt, sling our weapons over the shoulder, puff up our chests and lower our eyes to the attention of slaying dragons. Only…

New Car Smell

So I’ve been looking for a used car. Well, technically a pre-owned car as they’ve recently been renamed. I guess the renaming is supposed to make me feel better as everyone around me leverages themselves to the hilt with lease payments and new cars for zero down, zero interest, zero ability to pay it off…Plus,…