Troubled Waters

So, I’m really not 100% sure what made this poem pour out of me at 5:45 this morning, but it did. I was kind of struck by looking at a dear friend’s eyes yesterday and seeing one who was troubled, and it stirred that up in me as well. Anyway, I’m not sure if any readers are feeling ‘troubled’ right now, and of course, I hope you aren’t. But if you are, here are a few reminders to not lookRead more

day is done

Day is done. Love the calm that watching the sun go down brings…almost like there’s permission to stop, slow down, and rest. On a Friday night between the busy-ness of the past week, and the goings of of the weekend ahead, so thankful for the little bit of time right now to just be still. And I love that the verse that says “Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10), well, it tells us to ‘be still’ beforeRead more

Stilled by Snow

GRACE, like a blanket of snow Comes in and quickly covers. GRACE, like a blanket of snow Paints the world a different color. Grace, like  a Southern snow makes things STOP, pause, breathe, not go Sometimes we all just need to know There’s grace that covers me GRACE, like a deep winter Snow Allows there to be beauty where there’s no growth Allows the light to reflect and show What is, not what will be And calls it all beautyRead more