Tag Archives: affliction

leaving

she sat by the door- waiting to go on a journey somewhere she’d never been. there wasn’t much need for suitcases, because she couldn’t take much with her. she didn’t really want to leave, but at the same time, was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

perspective

for my whole life … i’ve loved forests. i’ve loved oceans. i’ve loved mountains. staring out and up at the vastness has always given me that feeling of being small. it’s a good kind of small though.  because this kind … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

parts

” Despite all,  I shall always return for more,  for I can think of no other place that soothes as it rankles me, crushes yet caresses me, and no place I hold higher.  Times spent on Silver Creek are mercifully … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

drought

sleep was fitful last night.                                                                                                                  so many faces running through my mind.                                                                                         so much ache and affliction brought on by living in a fallen world.                                    sickness.  sadness.  selfishness.     leaving us ravaged.                                                            words like cancer, divorce, depression and death fall hard … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

stay

for the longest time i’ve been a runner. i’m not talking about the kind that runs for fitness, but the kind that runs for cover.               for most of my life, my heart and soul could never see the way out … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

final say

she made her way up the cliff…pulled by strong and unseen Hands.  then she stood straight and breathed the clean air.  at the top, at this place it all looked different. even though pain and grief had left their mark…the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

rescued

the headlines have been hard to ignore lately.  boats, planes and lives lost to the sea.  swallowed up and gone.  and those who are well acquainted with sea faring know that what the ocean claims, she rarely gives back.  it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment