In Darkness

I awaken, yet darkness remains.   Tormented and discouraged, I cry out, “Lord, where are You?”   I search familiar places, Yet, happiness eludes me And my heart sags, soaked in sorrow.   Life’s trials and its senseless inhumanity Weigh upon my soul, And I wonder, “Will my spirit ever again take flight?”   Overcome,Continue reading “In Darkness”

Be Thankful for Gratitude

I believe it’s impossible to experience heart-felt gratitude unless we have first known deprivation and need. I never appreciated someone’s loyalty as much as after I was betrayed; my dependence on others until those I relied on had shirked their responsibility; the value of necessities until after I had struggled to make ends meet; and theContinue reading “Be Thankful for Gratitude”