Why do bad things happen to good people? Have you ever pondered this? Maybe the question has taken the more personal form for you. Maybe in the middle of the rainstorm you have cried, “Why me?” Or the more seasoned “What next?” I had the opportunity to contemplate these questions and I thought I would share my thoughts. Continue reading
You are stronger than today
so don’t let it knock you down.
But if you do fall
get up, stand up, adjust your crown. Continue reading
I am an ox
called big and slow.
My job is to pull
and take them where they go. Continue reading
“Here, carry this burden for awhile,” they said. “But don’t worry, we will be here to help you. You won’t be alone.”
“Okay,” I agreed. “I will carry it for awhile.” I thought I could help. Continue reading
This year has been rough. But I’ve mentioned that several times before. Even I’m getting tired of hearing about the 1-2 punches this year has thrown at me. It’s time to move on despite the fact there are still three more months with more tests coming my way I’m sure. Let’s not talk about that right now. I don’t want to appear ungrateful so this post is all about the good stuff 2016 has thrown my way. There’s been plenty. Continue reading
I’m not broken
knocked down –
of my sails.
The mist of darkness
came up suddenly.
It came from an unlikely source
which caught me by surprise.
It makes my heart slow
to see you suffering so.
I have traveled that road
and carried a similar load.