Cloudy Vision

I don’t like the days when I feel like I have thoughts floating around my head but when I put pen to paper nothing comes out.   I try and pull on strings of words and phrases and I feel like I am left with nothing but a jumble of thoughts, incoherent and scattered.  Those days scare me the most because I wonder, do I truly have what it takes to enter this dream of writing.  Do I truly have...
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God-sized Dreams – Facing Fears

Facing the Fears **** Dreaming God-sized Dreams over at Holley Gerth’s – I’ve been a bit behind on my posts but I’m jumping in here and dreaming with my eyes wide open**** Fear, it is a vicious thing.  It has teeth and claws and hackles that raise.  I have often felt its death blow and felt the fangs dig deep into the life artery that is my dream.  And for too long I have...
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Five Minute Friday – Again

Love these days – when writing comes straigh from the heart – no stopping, no wondering, no second guessing.   Five Minute Fridays. I remember the day that my body tightened, awaiting the arrival of miracle, again.  A second blessing from God. I remember the way that the pain started and moved across my hardening belly as my body prepared to welcome new life – Again and again...
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To My Mom

It’s her birthday today – this woman who carried me under her heart.  Whose body swelled with life.  Mine. It’s her birthday and today I celebrate a woman who relased me unfolding into this world, this woman who cupped hands around fledgling wings and then encouraged flight. This woman whose mother heart beats strong and sure. I celebrate her and all that she has taught me. ...
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Still Beauty

We got dressed right up.  Shed our Saturday chore clothes and got dressed up.  I exchanged my sweats and sneakers for lip stick and heels.   And, after helping me into my coat and a whispered “you’re beautiful” we got in the car and drove downtown to the concert hall. We spent some time looking for seats – and he looked at me funny, an amused expression dancing in his...
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