Darkness

“Hello Darkness, my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again.” Darkness All around Loneliness Fog Heaviness Confusion I hear the venom spewing at me from a twenty-something-year-old, “I hate you. You are a failure. It’s all your fault. My addiction, my mental illness. You ruined my life. Unworthy! Failure! I hate you! We…

Visiting Churches

As Ron and I travel the country on business, we visit churches. We have been to 44 states in fifteen months. The job-related travel means we are often away from home, and away from our home church, a couple of weekends each month. We attend a Baptist church at home; on the road we often…

Tears in church

It has been almost 18 months since The Accident. Today is exactly 18 months since the last time I watched him perform. Tomorrow marks 18 months since the last time I hugged my son or spoke with him. The last time I saw his smile and heard his laugh. Until I see him in heaven.…