“Secret Garden”

in the quiet
of His Presence
it was written
word by word
from the heart

and in the quiet
of His Presence
it was taken in
word by word
into the heart

for giving
to be complete
one must receive

some things
are too precious
to share
and should be
guarded by the heart

this is one of those things

He Bled to Death

In March of 2004, my dad died.

In November of 2005, I found out about it.

So, here I am, in the middle of the night, wondering about it.

Why didn’t anyone in my family tell me? Continue reading

“Turning Around”

I have a thought in my head
and heart
that few people know about

it’s one of excitement
change
and calmness

but a thought doesn’t
do much
by itself

it requires action
sometimes risk
and commitment

as it remains unspoken
it’s heard loud and clear
in heaven

change may seem scary
as a thought
but normal as a step