Lean Into It

Her embrace sent shivers Lasting what felt like infinity He leaned into her warmth Inside experiencing insanity What had been sleeping awoke Her scent engulfed his senses His tightening grip held her close Moments eroded his defenses There was fervor in her eyes Locking onto her mesmerizing gaze Turning away was no option Years of … More Lean Into It

Big League Chew

Stepping up to the plate. As kids, we cannot wait to take our turn. We salivate to be older, to experience what our sisters and brothers enjoy. We are not concerned about abandoning the confines of our childhood because there is adventure waiting. Eventually, we join the work world. Without much real world experience, we … More Big League Chew

Talking to God

I would imagine nearly all of us have talked to God, which ever God we look to.  Maybe we do it by prayer, or we actually do it as a monologue.  I get a little nervous when people say that God spoke to them or told them something, like you were having a conversation with … More Talking to God

Traces

There are traces of you everywhere Wrapped around this smile It no secret how much I care Your shadow stretches wider than a mile There are traces of you in the rainbow Stunning me with your style A taste of you in that Bordeaux This hapless but fawning gentile There are traces of you in … More Traces

Has Been

Have been. Yes, we have been there. Each day looking forward, the hourglass full. The sun never brighter, the tail wind never stronger, the horizon never clearer, every morning an achievable, new challenge.  To our summit. Has been. While we may have slid down the ladder, at one point we scaled to the height of … More Has Been

All That Matters

Written across the universe Each day birthing a new star Wishes sent skyward Traveling both near and far We can choose to see darkness Or be drawn to the distant light Like a beacon sending out signals Soon we will catch the next flight When time dissolves all we see Into nothing, just ancient dust … More All That Matters

No Shortcuts

“He lived a charmed life; a trail of convenient shortcuts defined his rise and incredible success.” This would be a great opening line to a life story. Perhaps if you are the great Gatsby or Donald Trump, this would fit, but most of us hike a different journey. We play by the rules, wait in … More No Shortcuts