This painting wouldn’t be considered beautiful by most, but looking at it closely, I can see myself in that tree  Each second of life is quickly ticking away.  The weight of brokenness and age are taking their toll.  Aging is like that.  We feel shattered at times and under the weight of sin, but by God’s grace, we will be renewed again.  That’s the most beautiful hope we have for our future.

A life filled with twists and turns, obstacles and bumps in the road,

Coming to an end in an instant,

That which once was full of zeal and new growth,

Covered with bruises and bumps of existence,

For years, travailing through time,

Reaching for the stars at night,

Resting in the shade of it’s own shadow,

Raising its limbs to God in prayer,

Resisting the tests laid out before it,

Rooted in the solid ground it grew from,

Resilient, ripe, restored, renewed, revived,

All because of its Creator,,

When our days ebb and flow through channels of discovery and learning,

When we feel attacked or cut down,

When the sting of death lays at our door,

We come to Him,

Scarred, torn, shattered, twisted, abused and lost,

But through Him we are,





No more will the blemishes of sin invade our souls,

For He has made us new again.




As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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  1. Amen. Thanks for sharing.

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