Sitting on the closed toilet, I watched mesmerized as the two-edged safety razor scratched a path through the foam across his cheek and along his strong jaw. Dipping it into the warm water in the sink and sharply swishing the razor to remove the hair, he began again. The sound of his voice, deeply droning … Continue reading Hand Holder
There is one thing we can count on in this world and that is change. Things, situations and people are always changing. Growing up in a family of ten, with one income, money was stretched so thin you could see through it! As a result the clothes I wore were often hand me down-downs, well … Continue reading Constant
Chip, ugly, chip, hurt Chip, lazy, chip, remorse Chip, stupid, chip, pain Chip, less than, the chisel goes deep. Chip, loser, chip anger Chip fat, chip fear Chip, old, chip forgotten Chip, unwanted, scarred rock tossed aside. Drip, God, drip, mercy Drip, Jesus, drip, love Drip, Spirit, drip, Truth Drip, more than, living water smooths. … Continue reading Chisel and Water
I have recently been doing a Bible study with a friend and one of the questions was, 'What was a time in your life when you felt totally alone?'. Now I am not a quick response type of person. I need to mull things over before I answer or I end up blurting out stupid … Continue reading Island Life
My bed it welcomes the blanket it warms, the pillow is soft but my head it swarms. Frustrated, worn out, not sure what to do, a feeling of fear creeps into my soul. The tears start to flow as the dark closes in. I've nowhere to turn, but my Saviour is there. I whisper my … Continue reading In The Dark
"While people are saying, 'Peace and safety!,' destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape." 1 Thessalonians 5:3 The great cry of our present time is "Peace!" " Safety!" It has become a battle cry, a mantra, an excuse for expressing anger and fear without … Continue reading Peace and Safety!
My second stepfather was a 36 year old bachelor who fell in love with my mother and took on her seven children as well. He took on a "giant" with all the good intentions of a man in love. The problem was he hadn't dealt with his own inner giants before he did. The end … Continue reading Facing Giants