Moments Lost Not Long Ago

Here is a poem from a couple weeks back. In it I try to capture the brevity of life and the simplicity of moments

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Awed By Today

I’m awed again today by Gods majesty. The delicate design of leaves, the changing of seasons, and the force of an invisible wind only serve to demonstrate His power. If you have a few minutes I encourage you to be still and look around: The splendor of all He created will take your breath away. … Continue reading

Silent Murmurings of a Lost Child

How does life fly by so fast? By the time, we begin living it’s the end and we missed so much joy in-between. Seems like yesterday I was in dad’s old ford truck headed to school or riding go-carts without a care. To be held close one more time or hear my home place filled with … Continue reading

Here is a short story written in prose.

Lola nineteen years ago, I knew I was blessed to call you my wife. We have worked hard to keep God first in our marriage and the love we have (for each other) is fed out of that overflow. It is refreshed each day; because we renew our love for each other daily. The absolute … Continue reading

Unity

Republicans think the democrats are in a conspiracy against them. Democrats think the republicans are in a conspiracy again them. Round and round it goes…. Sad truth of it is everyone has taken their eye off a Holy and Righteous God who isn’t for either party. We have elevated ourselves above our stature, thinking one … Continue reading

I Am Yours

Below is a new poem written today. It came out of a conversation from my 4 year old granddaughter last week. I was driving her to school one morning when she said ” look at those dead leaves on the tree” and then asked ” why are they there”. I told her the wind had … Continue reading

What if today is…

Often time we do not lend enough thought to the above ellipses. Our lives are filled with social media; via  cell phone, iPad, and laptops While social media zaps most of our time here are a few others: Family, work, more work, television, and many more “important” things that eat up our time. In fact, we are so … Continue reading

Lonely Nights and Faith

The past two years have been hard and tumultuous to say the least. August 2010 I lost my dad; April of this year I lost my mom; May of this year  (1  month to the day after we buried my mom) I sat in a church filled with people as we buried my great-niece who was not yet … Continue reading

I’m thankful for…

If someone were to ask you to list 3 things you are thankful for, not including family or work/work relationships, what would they be? Here is my list 3: I am thankful for life! After surviving 2 near fatal car accidents (1 in 1980 and another in 1993) I have come to realize how precious and fragile … Continue reading