Friends, I am doing my best to reconnect with my blogging community after such a long time away. I will be writing a longer post about my "troubles," but I have decided to inform you about some of them in a brief post. I am currently homeless and jobless. Beginning in the middle of July … Continue reading Re-connection
And I'm good, good, good to go. I gotta get away...get away from all of my mistakes. So here I sit, looking at the traffic lights. The red extinguishes the hope that the green ignites. I wanna run away; I wanna ditch my life, 'Cause all of my mistakes keep me awake at night. And, … Continue reading If my heart says I’m sorry, can we leave it at that?
When did it go wrong? I will never know. I have loved You all my life. How did it slow down? I go round and round Thinking about it all the time. "I gave you heaven on a platter, baby. I gave you everything you never gave me." I never lied, and I never faked … Continue reading Sometimes, I feel like I’m in the dark
This place is a prison, And these people aren't your friends. Inhaling thrills through $20 bills, And the tumblers are drained and then flooded again And again. There's guards at the on ramps armed to the teeth, And you may case the grounds from the Cascades to Puget Sound, But you are not permitted to … Continue reading How long must I wait?
Before I post the lyrics and my thoughts on the song for today, please don't forget my friend Rob and his family! I want to make sure I can give them a decent gift before he moves to Colorado to be with his family. He's been missing them a ton, and I want to give … Continue reading Morning will come, and I’ll do what’s right
When you try your best, but you don’t succeed. When you get what you want, but not what you need. When you feel so tired, but you can’t sleep. [You're] stuck in reverse. And the tears come streaming down your face When you lose something you can’t replace. When you love someone, but it goes to waste, Could it be worse? Lights will guide you home, And ignite your bones. And I will try to fix you. And high up above or down below … Continue reading Lights will guide you Home
"A single thread in a tapestry, though its color brightly shine, can never see its purpose in the pattern of the Grand Design. "And the stone that sits on the very top of the mountains mighty face, Does it think its more important than the stones that form the base? "So how can you see … Continue reading “Look at your life through Heaven’s eyes.”
I was watching a TED talk of one of my mentors, Temple Grandin, and she gave me the best idea ever. "Now, I wanna emphasize that not every autistic kid's gonna be a visual thinker...The thing is, the visual thinker is just one kind of mind. You see, the autistic mind tends to be a specialist … Continue reading A New Project: “Aphantastic Brain: Thinking in Music”
Obedience is love. According to Paul, and according to Jesus, to obey the whole Law is to obey two simple commandments, "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength," and "love your neighbor as yourself."
Too often, I think, Christians pray for God to rescue us from our storms and trials. We fail to see that it is the trials that will bring us closest to God by strengthening our faith and showing us the extent of our need for Him.