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Bloom where you are

I have often wondered why God has positioned me in certain places and situations. There are times I feel frustrated with where I am at, other times I cannot seem […]

Where is God in the midst of my suffering?

When circumstances around us become almost unbearable, we wonder “God have you forgotten about us?” Have you forgotten about me? Do you see what all is happening? Can you feel […]

The scars of cancer

There are no words to describe this kid, because words cannot do justice… the first time I met him, I was trying to help him stand; he said to me, […]

Change is inevitable

It was a great scholar that once said, “today is the reconfirmation of the inevitable”.  From here, there is no turning back. Change is in fact inevitable.  We long for it as much […]

That PICU nurse LIFE

No one can understands what a PICU nurse feels, thinks, and experiences.. that is, besides her PICU coworkers in her moments of true devastation. It’s Pediatric Nurse Week, and some […]

Hiatus from life

I took a 10 day hiatus from life, well as much as I could. Some things, like work, are unavoidable when you have a mortgage to pay and a house […]

Graveyards and old loves

At times the spirit of sadness lingers like an unwanted man in the graveyard of an old love. By day he calls my name, and at night he sits silently […]

A day is coming

I close my eyes, and there you are. You’re gentle heart, you’re loving gestures. If you knew my past, you would comprehend my ways. I close my eyes, and your […]

Yet, you do not know

You know my name, you have called it before. Do you know what I have done, or have you heard from others? Yet, you do not know my story. I […]

Μου λείπεις.

My heart is yearning for you. “Μου λείπεις” You are missing from me, my beloved, You are missing from me. In Greek you don’t say, “I miss you”. It is […]

Why did God love King David?

At times it’s hard for me fully comprehend how God could love King David as much as He did.  David began as a nobody.  His story wasn’t so significant.  That […]

Harvest of Joy

I stumbled across these words about a year ago.  And I think someone may need these words today… “Our tears can be seeds that will grow into a harvest of joy […]

The Thief of Joy

It’s true, comparing ourselves to others robs us of our joy. Today I learned just how much it does. Sometimes comparisons can be beneficial, if we use them to better […]

Like the Rose

As days carry on, weeks become months and soon they turn into years. Time flashes by so quickly before us. Every morning I look in the mirror at my face […]

Even salt looks like sugar

It deeply saddens me sometimes when we care so much about someone, trust them, and wish the best for them and yet, their motives aren’t as pure as ours. Sometimes […]