We love with all our heart but we also keep our heart light and pliable. It has space. It breathes. It waits on life to give instructions. It sings with sweetness when the winds are soft and warm. It stands with calm patience when the storm is brewing. It lets go when endings have left their irrefutable mark. It moves. It heals. It hopes.
May you find comfort by reading and mediation on God’s word.
For excellent health and a good skin color, I recommend that people sit next to a shady ultraviolet transmitting window when indoors.
the falling apart
is always so quick.
the putting back together
is always too long.
I look out into the water and up deep into the stars. I beg the sparkling lanterns of light to cure me of myself – my past and the kaleidoscope of mistakes, failures and wrong turns that have stacked unbearable regret upon my shoulders.
There is no balm in Gilead, but there is balm in God. There is no physician among the creatures, but the Creator is Jehovah-rophi.
I have seen many die, surrounded by loved ones, and their last words were ‘I love you.’ There were some who could no longer speak yet with their eyes and soft smile left behind that same healing message. I have been in rooms where those who were dying made it feel like sacred ground. (26)
Forget the past! Look straight ahead with great hope.
If you think you need to forgive anyone….you got it all wrong.
If I had an .MP3 of your heartbeat… I might actually get some sleep.