The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

I Had Forgotten

The darkness lingered nearby for so long that I wondered if maybe it had become a part of me, that perhaps I felt some comfort in holding onto it, keeping me safe from hope. Yeah, I was smack dab in the middle of a good old fashion pity party filled with the kind of hate and anger that can destroy …

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Life Is Perfectly Balanced

  Surrounded in nature, a sense of peace and comfort begins to penetrate the wall of protection I have built around me, slowly filtering through the cracks.   A favorite quote floats into my thoughts. God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and …

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Inside Of Me

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZTPBAidcZc Sometimes I find the words of others to be so powerful, so magical, that I stutter and stumble over my own words as I struggle to share the moment with you. This is one of those times, so my thoughts will be brief. I thought the poem was about winter. For you, it may very well be. As I …

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Simply No Reason

People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do for each person.” As beautiful as I have always found this to be, I have a difficult time embracing it. Do you truly believe this? What if you came into someone’s life for …

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What Do You See?

Have you ever wondered how two people can look at the exact same thing and each see something totally different? It happens often enough that it is almost miraculous that we are able to effectively communicate with friends and loved ones at all. When I look at this picture, I see a beach filled with broken pieces of life. Others …

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