Breaking the Drought

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Milly’s Gray Memorial Day

On Memorial Day I woke to rain pelting the windows.  A clash of thunder had me opening the curtains in my dining room.  My giant oak in the front yard thrashed in the wind.  The world looked gray through the wind-driven rain from heavy charcoal clouds.  Will this break the drought?  I half prayed and half thought:  If so, it will be a good Memorial Day. Continue reading “Breaking the Drought”

Lessons from Darkness

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Mountain Storm (Photo by Milly Moss)

Darkness descended over Milly’s Realm.  I kept my head up against the wind.  The Strength of the Most High supported me and protected my flank.  The storm clouds became black with greed, lies, and corruption.  Sickness invades and death follows.  Fear runs rampant through the inhabitants.  We hide our faces.  The economy crashes and jobs are lost. Continue reading “Lessons from Darkness”

Finding Peace

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Photo by Mick Haupt on Unsplash

During the storm thinking muddles and I battle fear and pain.  Once the storm passes, peace settles in the atmosphere.  The sky clears to a bright blue.  I survey the debris.  The actions needed fall into place.  God provides the tools I need and I get back to work. Continue reading “Finding Peace”

Mediocre Really?

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Photo by Jo Jo on Unsplash

Living a quiet mediocre life does not bring the peace I crave.  For decades I listened to the words of those screaming into the nearest microphone.  I responded with silence.  The louder they screamed, the more I retreated to the middle of the road.  I neither agree nor disagree. Continue reading “Mediocre Really?”