One Smile Away

I am overwhelmed By every glance from you Overcome By attention never anticipated I am overrun By thoughts of what could be And completely overtaken By the memory Of the smile That brought my heart To its knees. What do you think When my expression Appears nothing more than pensive? When my interest Seems nothing [...]

Timmy and the Angry Balloon

    (I started this story a few years ago as a way of helping my nephew see the importance of controlling his temper.  I owe a debt to his older brother, Braden, for a significant idea that improved the plot.) Timmy always loved balloons.  Balloons were his favorite toy.  For as long as he [...]

Don’t Worry About “The When”

  Romans 4:20-21: He [Abraham] staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform. I never gave too much heed to these verses, because it is so obvious and basic that [...]

Freshly Fallen Hope (Greeting Card Remix)

In the deadness of winter With your blinking thoughts Refusing to yield To anything But the wind and confusion Of disappointment and disillusion In the dreariness of what hinders With all its blinding cost And refusal to heal With your spirit badly shaken And soul Left freezing From the unwanted Day of reckoning And silencing [...]

The Blame Game

  Are you among those who feel the need to blame someone for your problems, failures, flaws, mistakes, sins, shortcomings, etc.?  And is the someone you blame 99% of the time yourself?  Well, keep in mind something the Lord showed me just recently (after a lifetime of beating myself up for all of my failings, [...]