To Love or Not to Love

Pain or no pain, Happily ever after, or happily never after, We only have today to love or not to love.

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Araminta – I want to be like you.

“When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything; the sun came like gold through the trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in Heaven.” - Harriet Tubman One of my favorite …

I am no bird. No net ensnares me.

This may be one of my favorite quotes in the world. And it's so hard to choose just one. Being in a very authoritarian marriage, where our church preached something called "Spiritual Authority", a concept backed up by many biblical scriptures, A woman was to submit to her husband whenever there was an impasse in …

River

The sunrise was soft this morning, providing a gentle light that didn't hurt the eyes as one drove toward the east. I generally take the road that allows my car to move in curvy swervey patterns since it follows the shoreline of the river. It's a peaceful commute that changes visually with every season and …

Seed time and Harvest, and Patience

When I feel impatient, I picture a person in the middle of a corn field with the stalks half-grown, Only waist high, And the person is Powerless, pouty, and selfish. They are petulantly commanding stalks to grow, To give ears of corn. Because they want corn-on-the-cob, and they want it now. The scenario is ugly. …