“Life Leads to Life”

January twenty-fifth

the date darkness
planned an abortion
and a suicide
the date heaven
witnessed a marriage
between ex’s

there’s always a way
to override darkness
and live a life of victory
through Jesus

love is a choice
to love God is a choice
to love others is a choice
to love yourself is a choice

in the blink of an eye
a mind can be changed
in either direction
so focus on the good

“Standing Still”

in Texas
I’d think about
San Diego time

in San Diego
I’m thinking about
Texas time

between two worlds
where time really flies
either forward or backward

in between old and new
in between before and after
in between then and now

it’s like reading a book
and saving your place
to go back to