With each passing year, I appreciate my marriage to my husband more and more. In talking with my writing friends, we began talking about the joys of “everyday” normal life (after Covid). When the world is shaken and everything turns topsy turvy, taking stock of the normal, everyday, run-of-the-mill things often brings peace and comfort. I think we can all safely say that everyday love is something special. That’s why I wrote this poem about everyday love.
It’s easy to put work first, to put our family first, and sometimes to put our friends, ministries, and even ourselves first. What doesn’t come easy is doing whatever it takes to put our faith first. This poem was inspired by my pastor’s sermon on pursuing God in the New Year.
Come in. Come on in. I’m right here. The door is open.
The past may hold us, the future may change us, yet something binds, it holds and secures— Memories, old and new, combine to seal and hold tight the grip— the…
I sit here craving your presence I close my eyes hoping to feel you close All the things I busy myself with Seem to pull me further away.
When all the tears have dried and left a salty stain upon my cheek I sit and feel the void, the sadness I now feel when life has had it’s…