mindful poetry

Poetry, like the mind, is fluid It bends and weaves, sneaking its way through a thought and meandering to the next But sometimes it lingers and dwells on one thought, one intriguing or complex or frustrating or hopeful or reluctant idea that it just cannot let go because letting go would mean moving on and … Continue reading mindful poetry

Peace in the storm

This story starts with a bump. While it could be categorized as a metaphorical bump in the road, this bump is real -- small, but real. And it is located in my right breast. I found the bump on my own and visited my doctor. She believed it was benign, but suggested an ultrasound to … Continue reading Peace in the storm

Cling to God

The present Detached. Distant. Determined in the disconnect, even though I know I should draw closer to Him. Stagnant. Stuck. Stubborn in my status quo of “doing fine”, even though I’m stalled and stumbling. Let go, He whispers. “I can’t,” my headstrong side quickly responds, while my quieter side asks, “Why not?” Because letting go … Continue reading Cling to God

Finish the race

"Finishing is better than starting. Patience is better than pride." (Ecclesiastes 7:8) While reading this verse in Ecclesiastes this morning, I couldn't help but think of Paul's words in Hebrews 12:1: "Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which … Continue reading Finish the race