To some cotton is what your clothes are made from, your socks, your bed covers, even found in your soap and cosmetics. To me, cotton is so much more.  See, my daddy, who is now almost 77 years old, as a child traveled to Missouri every year to pick cotton. He didn’t do it because … Continue reading Cotton

Am I Living?

My lungs fill with air Yet, I cannot breath.  My heart is full of love Yet, I cannot feel.  My eyes see the truth Yet, my vision is blurred by the tears.  My body wants to live Yet, all I feel is numb.  Save me from myself.  Save me from the pain.  Fix the brokenness … Continue reading Am I Living?

It is finished….

I am more a spiritual person than a religious person. I do believe that Christ died on the cross, was buried in the tomb and rose again. I do believe that it was finished that Friday on the cross and I do believe that I am saved by his grace alone. I grew up in … Continue reading It is finished….

Against the Current 

Why, as humans, do we fear change? Why do we settle for a life of full of mundane tasks, jobs, relationships just to avoid taking a leap of faith and take the chance of falling? I would rather fall a thousand times than walk into the Pearly Gates only to look back and say, "If … Continue reading Against the Current 


Almost; As she said the words that hurt him the most. Almost; As she slowly packed her life in the suitcase. Almost; As she walked out the door that she had walked through a million times. Almost; As she started the car that would drive her away forever. Almost. Until; He stopped the car that … Continue reading Almost;Until

Dreaming With My Eyes Wide Open: A Post for Blooming Twig

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” ― Oscar Wilde Even as a child I knew I was a dreamer. Maybe it was because Disney was telling every child that … Continue reading Dreaming With My Eyes Wide Open: A Post for Blooming Twig