“And now you'll be telling stories of my coming back and they won't be false, and they won't be true but they'll be real” ― Mary Oliver, A Thousand Mornings  One finds in the endings of things, in the completions of our past choices..and current outcomes…there is the returning. One begins this returning..stumbling out of these endings, [...]


Response   John 11:35 "Jesus Wept" The harmony of response is found in the breath between the moment and the words. The harmony is the movement of the Soul. “God has written us a book, and now we have the opportunity to respond with our words and actions.”  ― Jared Brock, A Year of Living Prayerfully: How [...]


“If my goal is simply to survive the journey, then I’m not on the journey in the first place.”  ― Craig D. Lounsbrough, An Autumn's Journey: Deep Growth in the Grief and Loss of Life's Seasons We maintain an even flow when we take time for reflection, for stillness…and prayer along each day’s journey…it is essential action [...]

Defining Moments

  “Some ephemeral moments must be given a memory, because the temporality of an instant may radiate a twinkle of eternity.( "Crystallization under an umbrella" )”  ― Erik Pevernagie One reaches into a realm of “could have”…and we seem to believe we know what could have come right after “could have”…yet ….life is illuminated moments fixed [...]


Just like the waves of the ocean, overwhelms the beach…the grief that once overwhelmed the heart….has found its rest…has found the weight is carried by the waves…that have rushed upon the shores of the soul….yet still, take the full breath from I whisper...someday....    


“Many Spirit-filled authors have exhausted the thesaurus in order to describe God with the glory He deserves. His perfect holiness, by definition, assures us that our words can't contain Him. Isn't it a comfort to worship a God we cannot exaggerate?” ― Francis Chan, Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God It is in the absolute acceptance [...]