Nestled in the bluffs along a river that borders two states,

Buildings from another century dotting the landscape,

A peaceful tranquility that escapes the noise of the big city,

Seemingly untouched by the darkness of turmoil and strife,

Unscathed by the ravages of time,

A plethora of steepled houses of worship intermittently entwined,

Still attended every Sunday by diligent souls looking for peace,

Even when we escape to yesterday, there are the dark corners,

We cannot hide even in these magical moments of old,

Our lies exposed before God, yet He is the One who provides redemption,

He is our rock, our salvation and our peace from the ugly world around us,

Our uncluttered sanctuary.


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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4 Responses to THE GREAT ESCAPE

  1. oneta hayes says:

    The name of the Lord is a strong tower… in Proverbs Or as you say an uncluttered sanctuary.

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  2. Amen! I enjoy the final verse . . . “uncluttered sanctuary.” The Lord provides a way for us to escape the darkness of our sin.

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