A time to change

"For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven." (Ecclesiastes 3:1) In my 21 (almost 22 years) I've often wondered why we make resolutions for the new year. I thought it was ridiculous because most people break them anyway, right? Most of my resolutions have been rather silly and then I…

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Snow!! 

Crystal shapes flutter in my sight Land on lashes, kiss my skin Gather on my hair til it's covered In white softness Floating towards the ground  Being blown through the air Snow, snow, snow!  Covering everything in crystals How deep will it get this time, I wonder Will I need my boots? Will it cover…

Restless Musings

Sometimes, I get so tired of the same old things. Over and over and over, just playing like life never changes -  Follow the same old schedule... Don't wish for change. I remind myself "you  Might receive a shock...a friend dies. You lose your job.  You find yourself in a panic for no apparent reason.…

Good Friends…

Good friends keep me on my toes Reminding me what it means to be  Loved and to love, and helping me  Find funny moments whenever my hope I lose. These are the people who make me feel Seen and alive and inspired, creativity Flows from their choosing to be by My side when over I'm…

God Come Near

God come near come near to the lonely heart near to the wandering child to the soul seeking you   God come near near to the troubled brow to the sorrowful and hurt near to the breaking spirit   Powerful Savior draw us near as we travel this road you've laid before us that leads…

Finished

As the end of the semester draws near and many of my friends are graduating, I realize how close I am to finishing my undergraduate education. I'm not quite done yet, but I know the time will fly by. As I think about it, I'm dwelling on a poem I wrote for my church a…

Thirst

Darkness drags back painfully. Hard, crackled earth peeks into blurry vision. Clarity inches in and soon all that can be seen is pained land that goes on and on and on. Wilted flowers, that should be full of color, slump against the dirt that had sustained them. With the last of their energy, they cling…

Lenten Thoughts – Solitary

Solitary...it’s not a state of being that I like to think about. It implies that you are alone, isolated, without companions. This state of being - solitary, alone, isolated - is like a dark cloud to me. It weighs on my soul causing me to drag my feet and grasp for love. It reminds me…