“Are you sure we’re in the right place?” Mia picked dry leaves out of her hair. “Of course, I’m sure.” Aden pushed aside underbrush. Traipsing through the woods looking for a specific tree was a frustrating endeavor. Ten years was a long time in a tree’s life. "It won’t still be that little sapling.” Mia turned … Continue reading Too much to bear
When I was a small child, I would pull one of my father’s white T-shirts over my head just so my face was showing, the sleeves and my hair tucked inside to make it look like I was wearing an ecclesiastical wimple. I would tell my devout, Southern Baptist mother that I was going to … Continue reading Do unto others
There is a comfortable silence between us, A feeling no mere mortal could touch. My heart aches with the love I feel for you. Sweet grace whispers stay with me Until the end of time. We will love a little more, Then pass it on and not wait until it's too late. Each line of this … Continue reading Love in pieces
“How long’s it been?” He spun around, looking up into the stained-glass mosaic of fall leaves. She smiled, steadying him with a coy hand on his back. “Oh, no,” she said. “I’ll only say it was the summer I turned 14.” “That’s not very helpful,” he circled around so her hand was on his chest. … Continue reading Falling in love
“Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.” ~ Ruth Carter Stapleton Merry Christmas!
One of the fun aspects of the Internet, is that we can make instant connections with people, not just down the street, but across the state, the country, the ocean. I can chat with my cousins in California or Oklahoma, or trade quips with a friend in Indianapolis… across four time zones. It can be … Continue reading Collect call
A journey of discovery Love, self, security Quest for an elusive grail A vessel worthy of bearing Each virtue in equal measure Pilgrimage into the unknown Searching for the unattainable Fellow travelers follow the same path Helping, hindering, hoping To find their own enlightenment Bandits and cutpurses Obstacles and hurdles Unmarked forks in the road … Continue reading Quest for answers