The Silver Lining in Pain and Suffering

This post and poem were originally written for a ‘Thankful Thursday’ post at my blog, Linda Kruschke’s Blog. It was written while I waited in my doctor’s waiting room to talk to her about my pain medication prescription. When I told her I was writing a thankfulness poem titled “Pain and Suffering” she was skeptical, […]

Outside the Darkness Are Certain Colors

  A Poem of Certain Colors Living in darkness no color I see a hint of deep blue maybe red– but no, only blackness Tears flood the darkness trying to wash away the blackness to reveal the color I know must be near I’ve heard stories of vibrant yellow sunshine smiling green trees happiness in […]

God Keeps Your Tears in a Bottle

I have cried many tears in my life. If you have never cried, you can stop reading right now. But if you have shed tears for yourself or for others, or if like me you have shed some without even knowing why or where they came from, take heart. God knows the tears you have […]

Joy Comes in the Morning

“I will test you with the measuring line of justice and the plumb line of righteousness. Since your refuge is made of lies, a hailstorm will knock it down. Since it is made of deception, a flood will sweep it away.”                                    ~Isaiah 28:17 The ways in which our Father tests us certainly can seem […]