The Catharsis

Going to fetch my mother And bring her back   to help me.  It’s bittersweet As I had to humble Myself and ask for help But still to make her feel  Needed. For sure, I  Can do it on my own But want some nurturing. Hope it doesn’t come to fists But sometimes the trek isContinue reading “The Catharsis”

Who is in Our Dreams?

In all my years I never thought The war would come to pass; Even though I lived in the army show I never thought, alas. The story that sticks well with me Is the one of the farmer girl Who found a fallen soldier In the barn, for sure. She snuck him homemade bread AndContinue reading “Who is in Our Dreams?”

Basking in God’s Grace

Wondering where to go when I was broken . . . With scared steps I entered the church Like a rabbit or a lamb; But I was dirty And ashamed. People were there who truly did care. With rod and staff to be sure, Like a child or a teen. I was reprimanded And shamed.Continue reading Basking in God’s Grace

Well, Love, What Do You Have to Say?

“What do you do to calm her down at night,” her father-in-law asked? “I sing to her,” Annie said. “That’s good,” he said. “You can stand in the doorway and sing all night long,” Annie said. That statement put the plug in it. “Mom, please give me a copy of the lullaby you made upContinue reading Well, Love, What Do You Have to Say?

Amazing

The idea of a tattoo had been running through her head every day.  First, she had wanted a bridge over the stream on her ankle.  Then she changed that idea to a stream with seven stepping stones with the letters  c-a-l-l-i-n-g on them.  Finally, this morning she thought of the man who had picked herContinue reading Amazing