Sierra Buttes

*some thoughts atop an almost 9,000 ft peak*   I am weary of ghost towns By Man’s fleeting cares worn down. I am weary of words that Tumble out and tumble out But have nothing to give. Take me North and far to live. Take me to the mountains - Where far are thoughts of... Continue Reading →

The Screwtape Letters: Notes 1

My British Lit class is finishing up the year with a reading of The Screwtape Letters. So far I'm enjoying it very much as it is not only witty but wise and convicting. Through Screwtape's advice to Wormwood on how to keep Christians far from Christ, and non-believers from coming to Him, it is made abundantly... Continue Reading →

Knowing

I have known loss And I have known gain. I know what it is To wail in the night And smile in the day. And I know who it is that remains unmoved in it all. Whose hand I clutch and kiss In both storm and sun. Whose eyes remain ever fixed When mine rove... Continue Reading →

Best of 2019

Hello friends! I realize its been a while since I've put anything up and that I'm a little late to the game in recapping my favorite things from 2019. But, that being said, January isn't quite over yet and I'd still like to talk about the books and movies that caught my attention last year.... Continue Reading →

November Journal

11/7/19 - 11/12/19 I learned that our friends' daughter is very near to the end of her life tonight. Tonight - the same night a good friend told me with glowing joy that the boy she's waited years for kissed her. Tonight, the same night another friend turns eighteen. And I sit here wondering which... Continue Reading →

Summer Camp Reflections/Musings

I've been working on my July in Review post the last few weeks (yes, weeks - I know, I'm pathetic) and I haven't been able to finish it. Everything about it is finished except for the last section. For the life of me I can't bring myself to summarize my two weeks away at camp.... Continue Reading →

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