Make the Brownies

Make the brownies sing the songs Say the words and right the wrongs Laugh out loud and smile much Encourage folks reach out and touch Grab a hand Make the call Send the text Breathe through it all Read the stories Study, learn Share the glory Take your turn Hike the mountains Walk the trails Skip around and ride the rails Share the journey Swing real high Look out for the other guy Smell the flowers Ride the waves CountRead more

in the in between

In the basement  In the deep end In the cellar of my soul In the basement In the deep end There’s a fear that grips, controls In the darkness there’s a battle I must fight And fight to win But the irony, the beauty, –can it come in the surrender? Surrender? oh surrender… to  relinquish and to see It’s accepting, not rejecting- With great courage, comes great peace In the stopping, in the hearing,  In the ground beneath my feetRead more

Wide Open

Oh Lord, sometimes when I see a need, I want to RUN boldly… Bulldoze… Crash in and help in ways I think will help. And yet, I feel the need to tip toe, be cautious, not assume that I know or understand what’s best. At these times I realize how very human I am. But…I’m thankful that because of your love & forgiveness, I can RUN boldly… Bulldoze… Crash in and ask you to help in ways that only youRead more