Category: hope

I Mailed You Courage (Haiku)

Tucked in the green pocket of my heart.

Patchwork Quilt of Comfort: Wrapping up in the Holy Spirit

John 16:7 Nevertheless, I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you. But if I go, I will send him to you. In the wee…

Revelation 7:17 For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ ‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’” The water bill almost undid me last night. I have…

You Knit Motherhood into my Soul

On this day you knit motherhood into my soul Sweeping away cobwebs of brokenness and rebellion Filling my world with the vivid colors I grew up missing You deepened my breath, made me reach deeper inside for strength that I had never explored, laughter…

A Little Closer to Death

Short visit among the gray stones of remembering Words emptied when you sunk into the earth Silence our new conversation. In the quiet bosom of your death the throbbing heartbeat of creation draws my attention away from you and I watch life flit like spirits dancing…

Psalm 139:23 Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; 24And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way. Today is my daughter’s heart check up. She has had them…

Country Sailor

Pulling up anchor from the crowded harbor of humanity, I navigate the steady sea of rolling waves of fertile green; planting peaceful rhythm within my weary sail. Opening my lungs to the purer, sweet saltiness of grass, animal and clay. Birds sail the seas of heaven,…