it’s not the fact that
darkness lies
darkness lies
it’s the fact that

at times

I believe them

but writing them down
seems to throw them
in fire
and all that’s left
is ashes

Life Without My Thirteen Year Old Son

Before I write…my son hasn’t passed away; he’s moved away.

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind, and I’ll take you through it for two reasons: one…to bring you up to speed, and two…so I’ll remember for one of my books. Continue reading


-interfere in or busy oneself unduly with something that is not one’s concern.
-touch or handle (something) without permission.

on Monday
someone meddled
with my family

a “Christian”
with “good intentions”
left a path
of destruction
and chaos
disrupting minds
that were set

there was no warning
much like a tornado
there’s STILL debris
on the ground

my first response
was to vent
but instead
I continued on
in peace and quiet

and whatayaknow
God’s been at work
changing minds
and moods
to look more like

God reveals truth
and the enemy’s lies

Spontaneous Freedom

What if there didn’t need to be a “process” to be free? It’s funny: I’ve always been told I needed to go through a process to be freed from anything, but nowhere in the bible does it tell me that. So, what if there could be a way to be freed spontaneously, in the moment, by grabbing hold of Truth where lies had taken hold…now, THAT sounds more like the bible and what I’ve been witnessing lately. Continue reading

Footprints in the Heart

The other night, I was in the Worship Room in El Cajon and was totally wrecked by God’s Truth in my heart. This room is meant for soaking, not for dancing, not for talking…for soaking, so that’s what I did, and it didn’t take long for the intimacy of God to be magnified inside of me. Continue reading