Losing

When at a lost whether total or not, it is always best to surrender. Beaten requires submission, surrender means losing graciously Competing for a title of epitaph or land, imposes on another. So, losing a game or war forces a surrender and accepting terms. Maintaining an emotional balance, contorts my being. So, losing my temperContinue reading “Losing”

Tenderness (Psalm 16)

Dear Mother, keep me safe.    I rest assured with your protection. “You are my God.    without you, there is no goodness.” Your people, who share with us, are wonderful.    I take great delight in them. Those who worship other gods    have troubled hearts. I will not make sacrifices for those gods..Continue reading “Tenderness (Psalm 16)”

Manna

Despite my crankiness, I am nourished by manna, and today, I have happiness. “When they measured it… the one who gathered much did not have too much, who gathered little did not have too little.”[1] Grumbling and grumpiness are expected. Still, complaints are heard and prayers answered, but misuse will spoil the gift and ruinContinue reading “Manna”

Thank You for Your Kindness

Unassuming and not easy, simple and not sleazy, gratefulness preserves from sadness… “Thank you for your kindness” Struggling with his luggage forward, she helped without a word. He smiled, relieved by the fineness… “Thank you for your kindness” To feel good, I watch what I eat, it’s not an easy feat. She bends the menuContinue reading “Thank You for Your Kindness”

Escape Entanglement

What am I to do? Despite the Truth, I seem ill-equipped to endure temptation and avoid muddle. What is the Way? The allurement of “love” and enticement of “success” are rife with superficial deals Why do I have-to change? Life is the same old same old challenge and we are all saved that is theContinue reading “Escape Entanglement”