chase joy

When sorrow is your constant companion darkness has its own beauty.  Glimmers of light appreciated differently than can be experienced in a cloud free, cerulean sky. We are taught to fear the dark.  To watch leery for dangers that lurk in the night.  Alone in darkness is frightening.   Fear we believe in.  We live in.   … More chase joy

peace is sticky

7 x 7 How many times?   49?   He can not be serious! It has been years.   Whatever the road – east or west, curvy or straight, sloped or flat. It is exhausting. The scenery differs, but the hard thump heralding the atomic destination feels identical. Painful.  Sorrow filled.  Anger fueled. I’m so tired. … More peace is sticky

broken hallelujah

Moses committed murder and fled.  In terror.  Alone. Saul hounded Christians to their death.   Blinded he shed his righteousness.  Became Paul. David lusted after a woman not his wife.  Slaughtered to have her.   Yet, the Lord led him beside still waters.   Restored his soul. Between these three flawed, broken men we have one sea parted … More broken hallelujah

a note for julia

Julia, you don’t know me, but your life has touched many in these brief 18 years you’ve journeyed through.   Yesterday two people from two completely separate circles in my life sent messages about you, the accident and requests for prayer and God’s healing grace.  Your touch and reach in this world, though so young, says … More a note for julia