Reading poetry, it never fails to amaze me that a simple thing like raindrops or parachutes or a strand of hair can be transformed in a page of words. Simplicity becomes sublime. It reminds me too, of a passage I saw in Revelations: "A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun,… Continue reading to have a story
my word of 2022 is this: patience. maybe you're internally groaning. don't pray for patience, or else God will give you practice! but that's not the patience I want. I don't want to only learn patience, but I want to enjoy and appreciate patience. many of us dread it: the word patience. but I want… Continue reading patience
At this time of my life, gazing on the red-dirt speckled fields and forests of my city, I find myself longing for gardens. I want to see the loveliest flowers and plants of our area, cultivated in a pleasing way. I want the house my family moves to be free from corrosion, bugs, and ugliness;… Continue reading Gardens
There is a girl who lives down the street and even though I have no reason to to love her, I do. I can't help loving her, even though I've no reason to love her. And it's the kind of love where you want to run and lift them up and spin around with them:… Continue reading strong
I built this article on one idea: Life isn't what we see, but also what we don't see. This morning I've been researching New York's third trimester abortion law. I looked at the bill. I could not believe my eyes. ""Person" refers to the victim of homicide who has been born and is alive." You mean… Continue reading becoming human.