Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2011’

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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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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The Quiet Place

Now and then I retreat into a world of my own, a place of stillness with muted emotions, a place to just be. It isn’t a light switch that I can switch on and poof, suddenly I am in the quiet place, but rather noticing over several days that I have become quieter, with very little interaction with others. Sometimes …

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Just A Rose

Do not watch the petals fall from the rose with sadness, know that, like life, things sometimes must fade, before they can bloom again.” Author Unknown When I took this picture of a rose, I put it away into one of my “someday” files. It just didn’t say anything to me at all. It was just a rose, ya know? …

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