An unfiltered, unedited, exercise in exploration: So sweet are the words that drift from your lips to softly caress my ears. They give me comfort, they massage tension from my thoughts and allow me to relax into the possibilities of tomorrow. I am filled with gratitude at each sunrise, knowing that the light that shines will be accompanied by your faithfulness. Warming the coldest reaches of my heart and soul, unfreezing the parts that I had locked away hidden from the world.
No, her cries are pleas from a defenseless life born into a world of uncertainty, hoping and trusting that there is someone to love her. I used to awaken to the sounds of traffic swiftly sweeping down below my patio. Not the most pleasant alarm clock, but it got the job done. But now, the traffic’s roar has been replaced. No longer faced with the task of rousing me from my sometimes sweet slumber, the rush of car and truck, motorcycle and bus, ambulances and vehicles with eng