A friend asked me to write some song lyrics for him. I prayed, asking God to help me write something especially for him. The beginning of these lyrics began forming in my mind immediately. The rest came with some brainstorming that felt like intense inspiration. My friend and I are still working on the music […]
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Today you can find me over on the D&B blog singing the Bountiful Harvest Blues from inside my kitchen window with deep feeling. :-) My kitchen window is now superbly decorated with a beautiful, one-of-a-kind, custom made mosaic that it didn’t have when I wrote the poem below. (No, the counter isn’t that clean right […]
The magnificent husband and I were married 30 years ago last Tuesday. So, it seemed like a good time to post a poem that I wrote for him back in 2000. It does rhyme, in an unusual way. (Maybe you can figure it out.) I call it: I HAVE LOVED YOU MORE I had thought, when […]
Jesus Christ’s love for us is compared to a husband’s love for his wife. I have the kind of husband that helps me to understand the depth of such love. He encourages me in life without being demanding or belittling of my weakness. He appreciates my good characteristics, but is patient with my faults. He […]
Heidi plays a game with me With calculated subtlety I supervise and organize She tests her wit and really tries To comment unexpectedly And gain an honest laugh from me Polite and gracious humorist To common things she adds a twist On cheerful help you can rely When Heidi’s home and standing by (written by […]
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Melody’s Life Savings
No one wants to hear that their child is sick - and the word 'cancer' is even worse. Written by her mother, Melody's Life Savings is the true story of the family's journey together during the illness and the impact of Melody's small legacy. Excerpts from Melody's journals and personal correspondence are included.