Month: June 2014

Growing Hope

If I lay here If I just lay here Would you lie with me and just forget the world? Forget what we’re told Before we get too old Show me a garden that’s bursting into life. ~ Snow Patrol, “Chasing Cars” Until the past few years, I’ve not been much of an outdoors person.  I hated Girl Scout camping.  I endured kickball only to … Read More Growing Hope

How Does Your Garden Grow?

I decided to take a little break from running while I heal my body and my mind and my spirit.  It seems counter-intuitive, I suppose, considering that running is usually my soul-saving addiction.  But I just felt like I needed to feel clear again – my lungs have been yucky for months and I felt a little bit worn out. So I’ve thrown myself … Read More How Does Your Garden Grow?


“Arms” I never thoughtthat you would be the one to hold my heartBut you came aroundand you knocked me off the ground from the startYou put your arms around meAnd I believe that it’s easier for you to let me goYou put your arms around me and I’m homeHow many timeswill you let me change my mind and turn around?I can’t decideif I’ll let … Read More Arms