Pain changes how life is filtered. It’s like entering a room that you want to exit but there’s no door.
Carl pranced out of the house while the door shut in Bee’s face as we left on our three mile walk. No longer does Bee take the walks around the neighborhood. Instead, she is left alone while Carl gets to strut himself out in public. From Bee’s standpoint, life is not fair. Questions of whyContinue reading “Our Special Purpose”
It only took months but he finally got it. After countless nights, Carl figured out a way to keep himself safe from his sister’s wrath. It was as simple as timing. He figured out that if he came into the bedroom before Bee, he could race across the room, jump onto his chair, and snuggleContinue reading “God’s Timing”
When I was a little girl, I lived across the street from a park that had been created on a hilly incline with trees towering over and a creek slithering through it. There were shelters made out of boulders that smelled like charcoal from many a cookout. The rustic park also held all the traditionalContinue reading “Suspended”
A talented young man left home to seek out his fortune. Before leaving, his wise old grandfather gave him a gift. When the young man looked inside the wrapped package he pushed it away and left. As he traveled in pursuit of his dreams, he realized that something was missing from his life and wonderedContinue reading “The Gift of Suffering”