{When Up is Down}

Up is down And down is up.  God is real To me.  And doesn’t exist To others.  I pray And God does not answer. Others pray And seem to know. Up is down And down is up. I have too much. Others don’t have enough.  I am stuffed Others hungry. My heart aches and others…

Melt Down

I am my secrets.  They make me human.  And yet, if I don’t trust you enough to share them, I will die of my shame.  I need you to know my despair. I need to tell you that today my heart is aching. I need you to believe that my masks are not all lies. …

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

My heart is heavy.  I haven’t shared these thoughts, thinking that it’s just not kind to be such a bummer during the holidays.  And admittedly, there is much to celebrate — to be thankful for — to enjoy this time of year! Ringing in the new year has been solemn, as my thoughts return again and again…

I hope that I am not one of the Crazies.

I wake from a recurrent dream.  It unsettles me.  Always in slumber I am Searching for meaning to life.  For love, taking on many forms.  Assurance of the illusive, improbable God to talk. To me.  Give me some sign. Speak my LORD, won’t you?  Prove [again] that you are real. Shake the heavens —  …