When I was very young, I was always afraid of the water. At the beach, I’d cling to my father -fearing the waves would wash me away into the endless ocean, never to be found again…even though we’d only stand in the shallow end of the shore. Continue reading
Remember the One
Who is always with you,
Who loves for you to ask of Him,
Who listens to your pleas,
Who guides your heart to that which is best for you. Continue reading
You know who.
That annual visitor,
who comes around
to remind you of how strong you really are.
I step out
onto this familiar rooftop,
Observing the still morning air
While others below hurry
to start their morning routines.
Approaching the edge,
I gaze upon the suburbs
as thick layers of cloud float across the sky,
Pushed by the fresh morning wind. Continue reading
You light up the sky:
thin streaks of pure electricity;
powerful and vast;
the prelude to nature’s rumbling thunder;
a reminder to all Continue reading
Some days, I’d rather live in the past than exist in my present. Nostalgia sweeps over me, as I soak in the memories of places and people from my earlier life. Though those days were not always happy, and I faced some downright desperate and depressing moments, through it all, I cling to them…because they’re mine. My memories. My history. My life… Continue reading
I sit on top of the mountain:
hearing the Chinese tourists behind me,
Americans too – that unmistakable New York accent,
The French and Germans,
those from elsewhere in our continent.
A tapestry of humanity… Continue reading
I’m captivated by the glory of early morning light
hitting our beloved, majestic mountain.
That timeless memorial of this place,
Put here by the One Whom no man can match,
In the ability to design, build, create. Continue reading
Over a decade later,
I sit here again.
My beloved rooftop.
My fortress of solitude.
My former home away from the stresses of life.
I close my eyes,
Shut out the visual perception.
Experiencing only my other senses… Continue reading
I’d see when staring into the night sky.
I’d wish to watch
with my then-unknown beloved. Continue reading