Dear Daddy, My first day at school took you by complete surprise. I am told that while you dropped Nna off at school, I wandered into a class, sat, and refused to leave. You didn’t force me to come home with you and simply returned at the close of day. You have always known this […]
Flow but never lose your substance Bend through creeks, flow into lakes Cause floods, quench raging fires Carry thunder Clean, absolve, make new Renew broken spirits Refresh tired bodies Signal the beginning of a new season Cause life to flourish Sustain it Flow but never lose your substance photo credit: Milo McDowell
Dear God, Help me carry my cross today and be grateful for its ability to transform my heart. Remind me that I can cast my burdens on you and that you care for me. Be my everlasting portion and my strong tower. Be my peace. Amen.
Wait a while, wait for me. If you leave I’d be as one lost at sea, without anchor or compass. Left to face the raging storm alone. Wait a while, wait for me. If you leave, I don’t have to live.
Dear God, It seems as though our talks never go past me asking you for things, spiritual and material Like St. Teresa of Avila said, I know I pay you a compliment by asking great things of you But I want to hear you too Teach me to invite you into every moment May the […]
He tends to me like the rain nourishes flower buds in the spring In my littleness He has loved me, in His greatness He has carried me Unworthy as I am, may I be sustained by the depth of His sacrifice May rivers open in desolate places May my restless heart be stilled May fountains […]
The apartment I share is situated by a long road that bends to the left and to the right. At the dawn of summer days, sunlight filters through the window and wakes me. On crisp September mornings, I hear the rustle of leaves carried by the wind. At night, it appears as though the cars […]
There was a thing about her, an aura if you like. When she smiled her deep, dark eyes twinkled. Her shoulders jerked up and down with every bellow of laughter. She was quick to plant kisses on my forehead and grab me fondly by the cheek. She was soft and her arms jiggled like jelly […]