Month: February 2018

Mercy by mercy

Mercy by mercy

The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; Great is your faithfulness. – Lamentations 3:22-23 NASB Unlike any previous year, 2018 has taught me to receive the new mercies of each day. Days 7 and 29 brought […]

Staying tender: choosing forgiveness

Staying tender: choosing forgiveness

A promise made was quickly broken. The injustice could not, would not be made right after all. In conclusion: “you’ll just have to be the bigger person.” The tears threatened to spill as trust shattered to pieces upon the floor. And almost immediately the roots […]

Reclaiming the mailbox

Reclaiming the mailbox

(In loving memory of my grandpa, Charles H. Greene) I love you more. The familiar phrase, passed down from one generation to the next, ending phone conversations, visits home and penned as salutation in mailed letters. And as a final farewell, after the lungs breathed […]

Hope for a nation

Hope for a nation

November 2016, as the votes were being counted and the states assigned a color I could see and (almost) feel the weight of a nation split in two. The great political divide. The race where a win could not truly be a victory with so […]