You Take Brave Steps Toward Loving Others When You Count Yourself Worth His Love

My Mama is not to be trifled with. She and Dad left suburban life broke, but determined to give their kids what they never had. Owning land, breeding animals, and growing fields in wide open spaces was the backdrop for a family that sticks together. Before my sister and I arrived Mama birthed two boys, breech. … Continue reading You Take Brave Steps Toward Loving Others When You Count Yourself Worth His Love

We Can’t Afford To Be Hearers, and Not Doers of the Word

We had to do something. Filling two grocery carts, we carried 25 bags of mercy door to door on the poorest side of town. Bought styrofoam container of mud and worms for the young robin abandoned in the gutter—because we couldn’t watch one more senseless death. Still breathing here. Holding on and handing out because … Continue reading We Can’t Afford To Be Hearers, and Not Doers of the Word

Without a Sound

I eat, and it does not satisfy...Yet, I want for more.I sleep, and I wake,while rest waits at my door.I wash and dress,longing for change...Though my garments are fresh,they're just more of the same.How do You whisper, without a sound?Make plenty,without being found?How do You embrace, without touch...sooth, comfort,and cover up?The body brings pain,the Spirit echoes life.You, … Continue reading Without a Sound