Unshed Tears of a Military Child

“I can see them. As we read books together before bedtime, I see them. I see the side of her mouth trembling a little, just like her dad’s does, keeping it all in because in this world,  STRONG is what we teach. As we read, I go over the day in my mind: The 3 times she broke outContinue reading “Unshed Tears of a Military Child”

The Chasm Between

There’s nothing for me in the in-between. Pick a side, cuz that chasm falls deep. Can’t climb out, no second chances, A black hole pit, a temporary release… That burns the bridge over the in-between. There’s nothing for me in the in-between

3 am thoughts

Have you ever took up your life, forgone the seatbelt and purposely crashed into a wall? Metaphorically speaking. …I believe we all have at times. You see, unwise decisions and habitual sin lead to devastation. Injury. Death. And, I have done it myself, speeding along at my will, wrecking my life, and all the whileContinue reading “3 am thoughts”

Despite All Things, Redeemed

Brave. Fearless. Warrior. Courage, my heart. For some reason, those words popped into my brain, a vision of letters somehow engraved into thin air….. And I thought of every bar necklace, every t-shirt, every coffee mug that stands boldly with declaration of intent. BRAVE FEARLESS. I wonder….what if we actually held the sign of ourContinue reading “Despite All Things, Redeemed”

Twinges of grief

Six years ago, I wrote this blog. Angel Baby. And, from that, this. Sweet Seraphina…how I desperately prayed that God would show me your face somehow. “Please,” I asked…give me a dream, a vision, a picture!” God answered. And then I moved on. I’m pretty good at moving on. Mostly because there is a deeply rootedContinue reading “Twinges of grief”