From August, 2013

Toil and Pull

This was the poem I wrote today about the messy tug pull/ “climbing the mountain” the struggle as we live out our faith- Tug of war in the rope of relationship  I pull -you pull -our hearts and words burn Blistered by the war of sin Threatening loss of all we love I pull harder my will is fierce  Tampered by a grace for humanity  surrounding us like the sea Yet truth of heart is spoken here… I’m drowning in the bashing waves human rebellion Oh the soul longs for peace and peaceful passage Captain of my heart my flesh…

Grace for Grief, a guide to being human.

A way through! In our family we had a raw, real, conversation today about grief.  One should be honest and say there are no words.  No words for the impact and life shattering course change a death in the family can bring. Today we reflected on what did help? Hugs with or without words.  Prayer.…