Forgiveness, the forerunner of Mercy, is not easy to acquire. Twin sisters so far in the distance; they are shrouded in mist. Their essence seems to fade in daily encounters, often overlooked when most needed. Their mother, Love, weeps intensely as she looks on in dismay, wondering why her abundant generosity is not wholly embraced. So … Continue reading Mercy


The mangrove nestles the fish. The safety of the home comforts the human and nurtures the offspring. The building blocks of twigs house the chicks of our winged cohabitants of the earth. Relish the comfort of home -- embrace that which nestles the body, promotes the freedom of thought, and contains them within. And so the nest … Continue reading Nest


With feet planted firmly on the ground, I take my steps each and every day. In my youth, they were from home to school, around and about, then back home. In adulthood, I go from home to work, but not so much around and about, then home. The journey seems measured the same — from … Continue reading Ascend


As the pressures of life grind harder and harder and freedom glides across the sky toward the setting sun, yield not to the oppressive heat of the day; take heart in the promisee of tomorrow, succumbing not to the grind pressers that feed on the weakened prey. via Daily Prompt: Succumb          … Continue reading Succumb