There are times…

There are times when I want to give my heart permission to open the door, instead of throwing paper airplanes that contain Love over the fortress wall. There are times when Romeo should have a plan and passion and peek over the wall in pursuit of what’s behind it, even if it takes earning aContinue reading “There are times…”

Smothering Optimist

What happens to the Optimist that’s beginning to be smothered by dark clouds? Unsolicited upsets, complaints, and bitterness spewing from the unhealthy lifestyles of others, and at “guard down” moments of self, deplete hopeful breaths. Yes, the loving Optimist plucks her own nerves at everything feeling like a solitary movement of thought, a flowing againstContinue reading “Smothering Optimist”

Love’s Presence

I love when you can look at someone and a movie reel plays in your mind. A look that breeds images of wrestling on soft carpet because the love and jokes drove you into each other’s playful arms. Or maybe, cooking in the kitchen and a warm arm comes over you and pulls you closeContinue reading “Love’s Presence”

20:38

Each day contains a new adventure and a continued journey. Some paths remain present within your soul even after the moment has passed. They trigger laughter in the most random of places. They trigger tears and fears for years and years sparking questions of wonder and why and how. Life. Day after day. Sometimes itContinue reading “20:38”

Sacrifices

The heart doesn’t always seek to release what gave it more reasons to create beats in tune with the love of what’s now past. Forced to save itself, it laid everything on the altar of the One who knew sacrifice and love greater than any form of creation. This act alone would either bury itContinue reading “Sacrifices”

Gratitude and Revelation

I thank you in advance for revealing so much to me. You’ve blessed me with eyes to see, ears to hear, and the mental clarity to know of Your Plans. Thank you in advance for answered prayers. Thank you for your protection and provision. My hands are lifted. My heart is open. I express myContinue reading “Gratitude and Revelation”