Never Losing The Light: A Familiar Pirate Called Pain

Yes… you can. (Yes, you can.) You have made friends with this pirate. Your pain is an old and familiar comrade, that is all. Listen, remember friends who turned out not to be friends, after all? They had hidden agendas and motives and goals that you did not “see” in the beginning—remember? Well, your pain is…

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Never Losing The Light: I Hear You

I hear you. (Yes… I do.) And, I will come, when the time is right. Remember Mary and Martha? They were in a storm, too. They didn’t understand, either. I want you to let go of this need to understand everything. It is the frightened child in you struggling for safety and a sense of…

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Ashes

As I sit here, from Heaven’s view Watching you weep among the ashes? I wish you could see, what I see The other life that crashes ~~~ Don’t think that you’re the only one, That’s wandering through destruction; That I’ve no plan to take it all And begin the reconstruction… ~~~ Just like I’ve done…

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Bring Back The Wonder

“… bring me back LORD, where I first started. I always found my answers there.” —line from song, title unknown It was a glorious spring day. All soft warm sunshine; breezes wafting up from the river. We were at a private ranch. Somewhere I had previously not visited and even today, could not give you…

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Memories

  I hear You LORD… Your call to climb; To reach bright destiny’s higher heights. How do I climb, when hands of mine; Are gripping baggage from long gone days? Childhood’s hopes, for what might have been Your only answer, “Climb or die.” Climb or die? What choice is that? What kind of Love can…

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