Children & Parenting · Grieving · Poetry · Singleness · Women

A Lament for Those Who Hold No Child in Their Arms

It sprang on me suddenly – This unexpected ache for Little arms twined about my neck And a sweet, childish voice calling me Mama.   It came to me from that dream – That rush of love and peace From wrapping a small one In my arms – His unexpected affection Melting away the ever-present… Continue reading A Lament for Those Who Hold No Child in Their Arms

Grieving · Poetry · Relationship

You Gave My Wings Strength to Soar Again

The last year at my old school – the year when Covid struck – our counselor gave us the beautiful theme of “Together we rise.” Earlier in the year before the shutdown happened, every student in the school painted a feather, which she then assembled into giant multi-colored wings which were put on display in… Continue reading You Gave My Wings Strength to Soar Again

Holidays · Poetry · Whispers of Faith

The Life of the True Light on Earth – Lenten Reflections

This month, I’ve been reading a chapter of Matthew each night to reflect more deeply on the life of Christ during this season of Lent. These poems have come as a result of those reflections.   Tried & Tempted, Victorious & Vigilant Matthew 4 Before ministry began, Christ the human Faced the desert temptation, Weak… Continue reading The Life of the True Light on Earth – Lenten Reflections