Friday, February 3, 2012

Matt Maher - Hold us together with lyrics

I am will be my brother's keeper..So the whole world will know you are not alone

Wednesday, February 1, 2012


I walked on the ice..The creek had been frozen for a week.

I was 12..I had long brown hair almost to my waist and I had on a beautiful brown fur parka that had buttons made of bone.

It was a magical day..The ice made everything feel surreal. I walked on the deepest part of the creek almost wishing it would break..That way if I died it would be such a tragedy. It would have been in the papers and my classmates would have mourned me. My Mom and sisters would throw themselves on my coffin and weep loudly inconsolably, almost dying from losing me.

The thoughts of a 12 year old are hard to understand at times.

My cheeks were on fire from the cold as I walked home.... I studied the snow..With huge icicles that hung off the houses. I suddenly felt quite sad..Time seemed to be going so fast. I had remembered when I was 5 . And thoughts of those times filled my head on my walk home ..I was mixed with happy thoughts and sad ones.

I reached home that evening and Mom had made beef stew. I remember looking at her and loving her so much at that moment..I ran up and hugged her and told her the food smelled so good. She said, "Well go eat silly."

And I did with eyes of a 40 year old instead of a 12 year old. Thanking God in my heart for the good times.


Monday, January 30, 2012

Big Red

Today we had to have our dog put down. He was such a good dog.

How, he was that good, I will never know. When he came here 4 years ago he had been beaten and tortured and had his throat cut. Me and my Dad nursed him back to health.

I hate it that the good things in the world suffer more than the bad things. But who am I to question God?

Big Red always had these sad, sad eyes..You could see his soul through them, and all that was there, was love.

He was suffering though and it needed to be done. It was the humane thing to do.

Sometimes we need to learn to let go...


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“To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.”
—G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936); writer, critic
"There will come
a time
when you believe
everything is finished.
That will be the beginning."
Louis L'Amour

"Wisdom is knowing what to do next;
virtue is doing it."
David Star
exert from
The Philosophy of Despair
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
George Eliot
Friendship is a sheltering tree.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
~Wishes are free~
So why not make one?
Psalm 138:7

Though I am surrounded by troubles, my God will preserve me against the anger of my enemies. He will clench His fist against my angry enemies! His Power will save me. The Lord will work out His plans for my life- for His faithful love endures forever.

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