Marvelous & Terrific

    Pain terrific falls I cry out from drowning, "Come Marvelous Savior!"   From terrific waves Pain washes my soul and I Find marvelous birth --bg   After a weekend of intense pain flares, these word prompts of "Marvelous & Terrific" for the #HaikuChallenge offered at Ronovan Writes struck my heart so deeply. The … Continue reading Marvelous & Terrific

The Longings of God

    As my days have been stilled, often I am set to thinking of the days gone before. The days were so different than now, overflowing with fullness and schedules and laughter and work.   So many comings and goings. . . intense relationships begun and then pulled away, for reasons too numerous to … Continue reading The Longings of God

Grounding and Nourishing

Always it’s the ground that draws my heart to reflect on growing. The sky calls to my dreams, but it’s the soil that brings me back to the parables that Jesus spoke, to the sheep and their grazing, to the rains falling on the dry ground.   One of my newer yet old forms of … Continue reading Grounding and Nourishing

A gift of waiting part 2

  The days of waiting continue.   The burdens for those I love grow heavier. The withdrawal from the Prednisone grows harder to bear in my body. And the cry for "Mercy, Lord Jesus!" echoes in my heart today with these simple words.     Thick rustles cover song almost breathing but tendril was sweet … Continue reading A gift of waiting part 2

The Miracle of Mystery

The miracles rise Ever slowly to our eyes Hidden comes alive     Resurrection Morn Sunrise filters glowingly Life has burst its chains --bg       You may remember my post from last month, where I wondered about a mystery Amaryllis, given to me many years ago, and how it had never bloomed, despite … Continue reading The Miracle of Mystery