• Poetry and Other Thoughts

    A Tender Moment

      Several months ago, I had the honor of witnessing the baptisms of a father and his terminal 25 year old son. It was a beautiful moment–full of joy, yet tinged with sorrow. These men were, and still are, strangers to me, however their encounter with God has left an indelible mark on my own soul. A Tender Moment A tender moment Wrapped in tears and grace, Not one but two lost souls Surrender to your love. My heart wells with joy Yet is tinged with sorrow, Aching with the weariness, Elated for the rescue. As they fall into your Open arms catch them. Hold them close. Cradle them under…

  • Poetry and Other Thoughts

    Hello World

    My First Steps are likely to be quite wobbly as I learn to navigate, not only WordPress, but the path of a writer. For much of my life I’ve been drawn to the world of creativity, particularly to word pictures, but have done little to pursue it. This blog is my first step on what I hope will be a great adventure. I invite you to join me on this journey. I will share my discoveries with you along the way, and ask you, in return, to share yours. I only ask that you keep it real, but encouraging. I look forward to our time together.