Gospel Blessings: a poem based on 1 Peter 1:3-5

O blessed be the Father and His Son,our one and only savior, Jesus Christ,whose mercy lavished on our sinful fleshrenewed us unto this abundant hope,this new life, that enriches more than now,it stretches to our life beyond this plane. For Christ, the resurrected one, has throughHis life and death destroyed the grave's dark night.Moreover, to... Continue Reading →

Before God and These Witnesses

The days leading up to it were crazy. At one point I said to Tim, "This whole thing is reminding me why I wanted to elope." January 13th came and my stomach was in knots. My husband told me it was just my sympathy nerves, but I think there was also a fear that something... Continue Reading →

I Am Resolved

When the new year looms in December people begin to reevaluate how they spent the past year. We look over the good and bad and decide what needs to change. I think what turned me off to New Years Resolutions was hearing too many people say something like, "Okay, so I really need to stop... Continue Reading →

What She Needs, Is What I’ll Miss

From the moment I came to my in-law’s house that weekend, I’d been avoiding her room. Aunt Lori warned me that she'd been packing all week. It made sense, we were getting down to the wire. Now I stood on the threshold looking in. It was everything I expected to see, but that didn't make the... Continue Reading →

The Storm

The winds raged. I won’t say the volume of the storm didn’t shock me. It was a lot more than I expected when I set out with only light grey skies above me. Just a little rain, I thought, no more than a drizzle. Besides, the sea is small and I’ll be safe on the... Continue Reading →

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