gathering days...sixty seven
. I got a letter the other day from a friend. In it was a phrase that has stuck in my heart. I’m taking baby steps towards trust. Broken trust knocks us flat and it’s hard to recover. Some relationships we leave lying in the dust, walking away to the good. But good is never done to our hearts. Trust is worth fighting for. The ability to let someone walk once again in the...
“We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
“Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open.” ~ Corrie ten Boom via (thenowbook)
Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.” ~ Maya Angelou
gathering days...sixty six
. We stood on the edge of the lake and he looked up at me, eyes squinted against the sun, his arms making a chocolate pretzel as he twisted them tightly “There ain’t no whales in there?” No whales. “And no great white sharks?” I looked at the lake. A pond really. I could see people walking on the other side, the paddle boats splashing beyond the swimming...
gathering days...sixty five
. It’s been hot across the country and especially here. I look at the weather, searching for the hope of thunderstorms, rain, cool winds. Anything to break up the hundred degree days that lay, one on top of another, other like bricks. The saying in Kansas is, “If you don’t like the weather, wait a minute.” Traditionally it changes all the time. Lately it seems stuck...
“I must have flowers, always, and always.” ~ Claude Monet