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Hurricane

He is jealous for me, Loves like a hurricane, I am a tree, Bending beneath the weight of His wind and mercy. When all of a sudden, I am unaware of these afflictions eclipsed by glory, And I realize just how beautiful You are, And how great Your affections are for me.   This is… Continue reading Hurricane

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PEACE

"Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you.  Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful." John 14:27 I found this verse by chance years ago and I always revert back to it.  PEACE.  I think we all… Continue reading PEACE

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Who Comes First

God and Family come first You think you come first Then that tiny bundle comes along And erases that selfishness away   Poor husband has lost his rung; He is waiting in the wings Until his name is called For his second audition   Along the way selfishness comes back It sneaks up on you… Continue reading Who Comes First

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The Cloak

It was the cloak, her gate to freedom. She just needed to reach out To brush her hand against it Healing could begin It was the cloak He wore it for protection From the elements and the crowds But she broke through It was the cloak It was the answer to her prayers Her blind… Continue reading The Cloak

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Let’s Not Forget

An old friend of mine called this week.  Her teenage daughter attempted suicide.  I am heartbroken for both parent and child.  No parent should have to go through this.  So much anger, regret, guilt and shame surround situations like these. The child shouldn't either.  But as my friend said, you see the signs coming but… Continue reading Let’s Not Forget

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MOTHER OF THE YEAR

Lately I have been struggling to be the mother for which I have been striving.  First I admit I have been in a really dark place for a few weeks.  This has resulted in finding my Psychiatrist moved to Mobile and my scrounging around to find a doctor who could fit me in.  The huge… Continue reading MOTHER OF THE YEAR

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FREEZING TIME

This is a point in my life where I want to freeze time.  John is a senior now and is having a wonderful year in football.  Maitland is now in the high school and a Dorian.  Elizabeth is spending time with her friends and Dean is my Dean.  I call him my labrador retriever.  He… Continue reading FREEZING TIME