[Let the work continue till we're swallowed up by life] When we're unable to surrender what needs to be thrown into the fire, instead, we bury it (or end up buried ourselves), in our attempt to conceal it and avoid it. This won't work. We just can’t burry anything deep enough to ever hide it … Continue reading Excavation
[In the Potter's hands] Working with clay in various different forms over the years has taught me a thing or two about the foresight and work that goes into molding a piece. Until I came to write this, I never realized that I’d even learned anything through the process, but just as so many things … Continue reading Clay
[Nothing will be impossible] Due to our health issues, Andrew and I don't get out too much, but when we do, even a drive becomes a bit of an adventure to me. Andrew has Fibromyalgia, and he's on some pretty heavy duty painkillers. He also becomes easily fatigued, has to deal with insomnia and … Continue reading Look at those Mountains!
[My God, I want to do what you want] Since I came across the Joshua Micah song, “Who Says,” it's been running through my head. “Who says you’ll never feel alone in the crowd?” We know who says it--he’s the same liar who tells us that we're different and we don't fit in. He’s the … Continue reading Trek On
[Wake up, sleeper] Every night before bed--before I even close my eyes--I dawn my sleep mask. Embroidered on it's black satin fabric, in shiny silver thread reads: 'Sleeping Beauty.' Being a huge Disney fan, I was immediately drawn to this one over all the other slogans to choose from. I haven't always used a sleep … Continue reading Awake
[Let the little children come to Me] This isn't my story. I heard this little gem over the radio today. (Gem... treasure, Okay that pun really wasn't intended, but it works so I'm leaving it.) It was such a sweet story though, and being that today we're celebrating our great niece's first birthday, it seemed … Continue reading Treasure
[So that in me you may have peace] The recent death of Actor/Comedian, Robin Williams, has turned my thoughts to the many comedians who've used laughter as a means to combat the darkness in this world, as well as the darkness in their own lives. Sadly, too many of them have had to fight too … Continue reading Remember This