Thoughts from a daughter…

4am and lost in thought. Thinking of dreams unrealized and promises broken. Leadings of God not followed and the unhappy consequences of those actions. Praying a little. “God, you know what I want to do with my life, right?”, even as I look forward at the years which lie ahead to realize that the number …

Celie…I can taste your tears.

Numb. I am numb. When I do feel, It is pain. Which rushes in like ocean waves And slam into me, Then ebb away Until again, I am numb. My fingers have no feeling. They are sticks extending from my palms. My tongue can taste no food. A useless organ taking up space In my …

“We Are Going To Be Together!”

This morning on the radio, I listened as the staff surprised a mother and her children with Christmas gifts. Their story: They lost the father/husband to cancer a while back. If it wasn't tragic enough that this family had to bury the daddy, their mother was diagnosed with cancer. Though she fought it valiantly - …