but the greatest of these was love

There is a lot of weight to be found hidden behind certain words. Weight that speaks of yearning and hope, of a greater story tearing at the encasing of a single utterance. Forgiven She never stopped,  Never mistrusted the promised change. Her forgiveness showed itself In the way She curled up so close for story …

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wait

My name sake waited. But I cannot. Waiting does not come naturally for me, in fact it comes unnaturally, every fiber of my being fights against patiently waiting. But Hannah waited, and the Lord stooped and heard her cry. Oh Lord, that I would be like Hannah of Old. That I would pour out my …

the Little Prince and The Story of the Snake Crusher -or- Easter is Coming.

"'It's a little lonely in the desert' the Little Prince said, 'it is also lonely among men' the snake said." And so the book reached its middle and my heart reached its end, slowly crumbling into aches and pains. I breathe, it's only a story and the Little Prince will soon return to his former …

engraven

What do you do when the ink runs out? Or worse, bleeds and then fades away. When the notes you wrote to yourself all over the palms of your hands are no more, and you forget. The days go on as if never interrupted and your heart is included in the shattered pieces you step …

amore

It's enough to say I love you Isn't it? But not enough when you decided. And you did. So did I, And then we moved on. On, Before we hit our knees Asking for another day. On, Hopeless And no more. It's enough to say I love you, isn't it? Best isn't always right, You …

table

Come to the table. Come, take and eat. For here we find a promise fulfilled, an enemy conquered, a joy restored. This is His body, broken. This is His blood, shed. This is our inheritance.   I find my life centered around a table. Raised dipping my finger in sauces, rolling piles of dough, elbow …

time

Hush, hush child, you still have time. The heartbeats whisper. You still have time to hear the rain roll off the eaves. You still have time to sing. You still have time to go down to the river to pray. FiFi isn't easy to sleep with, she bumps and kicks and turns. One moment I …