Existence Pain & Filling the Emptiness

This post is "From the Drafts". I decided to look at my drafts on WordPress —the posts I poured my heart into, but decided not to publish for one reason or another—and I think some of them want to be shared:) They are vulnerable, and I’m not an expert on anything I wax poetic on:) … Continue reading Existence Pain & Filling the Emptiness

Hope is the Thing With Feathers

Hope is an Endless Song

I wished the music, the songs, and the dancing could go on forever. I closed my eyes and breathed it in, then tucked it into my heart and saved it for later. The sounds, the sights, the feelings. Sometimes I love things too much and sometimes that's ok.  I love live music, theater, and art … Continue reading Hope is an Endless Song

Living Unafraid: Why 2018 is The Year for Spiritual Rebuilding

Why 2018 is The Year for Spiritual Rebuilding

2017 was a year of undoing. It was a year of doubting everything I’d known, everything I’d been taught, everything I’d been told. The American political situation haunted the world stage, and I grappled with the whole thing, as so many of us did. I was brought to confusion and doubt as I listened to … Continue reading Why 2018 is The Year for Spiritual Rebuilding

Questions

  What is to be done with a God-given burden? Is compassion dead without action? Is love still real even in its meagre beginnings? Interest is temporary, and the human heart is faulty- it cannot be trusted. When stale familiarity sets in, will I still do whatever it takes to love? "Is not this the … Continue reading Questions

What Beauty Leaves Behind

“We do not want merely to see beauty... we want something else which can hardly be put into words- to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it." C.S Lewis That is what I want, and I've experienced … Continue reading What Beauty Leaves Behind