The Velveteen Rabbit

Imperfect. Never brand new again How do we embrace ourselves? Accepting our bodies As life makes it marks Remains one of life’s greatest challenges. Our body is a temple We were told growing up. A temple Dwelling place of the holy It was our job to keep it pure. To keep it perfect. How canContinue reading “The Velveteen Rabbit”

Good Friday Lamentation

  Good Friday Christians around the world Recall the crucifixion of Christ The day is sad, woeful A sense of lingering doom Clouds the day As Death is anticipated   It is not always that way I have sat beside many people As they stand watch Their loved one approaching death They remain alert inContinue reading “Good Friday Lamentation”

Morning Light

Morning Light A fresh beginning Awash with possibilities A clean canvas On which to paint The life of my choosing A fresh beginning Yesterday’s missteps released and Warmed by the rising of today’s sun I embark upon my day A fresh beginning Each step imbued with hope Going forward into the unknown I stand onContinue reading “Morning Light”