Tag Archives: 2011

Shadows & Sunrises

Photo: Sunrise progression, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Full moon splays shadows across the yard. I listen to the night sounds as I search for stars remaining almost unseen as the moon reflects its light. Some see shadows as disturbing, haunting. I once did. Pasts ever present, casting shadows as we try to overcome what was....

The Wind Almost Unseen

Early morning sun falls through the east facing window as I sit in my favorite chair reading devotion for the day, journaling thoughts and prayers. Glancing out the window I see wind blowing through the tops of trees. But not the shorter trees or lower limbs. Only the upper branches. I watch morning after morning...

One Word Update

June has arrived. Midway through the year. Alece asked over on Grit and Glory how our One Word for the year was going. Although I posted yesterday that I would be hit or miss for the next few weeks I knew I needed to write this post. If nothing more than a check for myself....

If Birds Can Sing

I lay there. In the darkness. Waiting for sleep to overtake my weary body. Late night conversation with a friend weighs heavy on heart and prayers. Begging for God to give peace. Rain pouring as thunder shakes. Sleep comes but for a brief time.  The patter of small feet before alarm awake. Unusual since he...

Trust Even Through the Motions

Sometimes going through the motions is all you can do. It was one of those days. One of those days I felt like staying in bed. Heart heavy for discouraged friends. Poor sleep the night before paired with the dreariness of clouds and rain tempt me to stay under the warm covers. I had already...