Daddy, Carry Me

"Daddy, I can't go.  I'm tired."  Her hands reach up, "Daddy carry me. I'm scared.  It's getting dark.  I can't see." Like a good daddy he whisks her up into his arms and gently places her on his shoulders. The evening is fading and the sun begins to withdraw behind the horizon.  Darkness isn't far [...]

BE.YOU.TIFUL

Like a carnival barker the woman summoned me to the store entrance.  I glanced in her direction as she held out a sample of moisturizer explaining, "We're sharing a few of our skin care products today."  I hesitated.  She continued, "It's free."  I thought, Oh what the heck.  I took the small foil pack, thanked [...]

Along Right Paths

Along Right Paths Lord, let me hear You whisper And recognize Your voice, For I am at the crossroads And need to make a choice. There are so many pathways, But only one is right. Point me in Your way, Lord, I'll let You be my light. Allow the path to shine And illuminate with [...]

Grace Like Rain

I slip my glasses on so I can see my way into the kitchen.  With pen and journal in hand, I click the brew switch on the coffee maker and take a seat at the table to wait for my first cup of morning brew. As I flip open my journal, I notice the sound [...]

Amen to Wonder

Years ago when my husband and I moved out of a large city and bought a house on a wooded 10 acre piece of property, my parents would escape from city life, several times a year, to spend weekends with us.  And once a year my mother would come by herself and stay for a [...]