Goldfinches & Glory

Deliver me from the hopelessness of uncertainty; from the outcry of fear against my weary soul.Deliver me from the grasping of wind; from the vain running after of rain.It falls and I grasp, but find it slipping, slipping, slipping. Deliver me from quick anger, hardened envy and wild bitterness that grows little nettles and thorns,Continue reading “Goldfinches & Glory”

Praise & Broken Bones

It’s another day of pulling up Google Maps and calculating 29 minutes to Grandma’s little apartment, buzzing the intercom and creeping upstairs, finding the key and tiptoeing inside to the grayish apartment building, just before the sun finds the cracks in the shades and golden light comes peaking in.   She has so much to praiseContinue reading “Praise & Broken Bones”

dear diary – not forsaken

oh hello, words on a page.  hello, white screen and black keys and blank, lifeless thoughts.  I feel as though someone stuck a tube into my brain and sucked out all of the words and deep thoughts and contemplative reasonings that give way to profound words and poetic phrases.  Lately, it’s been nothing. I haveContinue reading “dear diary – not forsaken”