My Grandma

Today, I have a lot of things swimming through my mind. My dad got a call this morning that my grandma isn’t doing well, and I’m wondering if she’s going to be going home soon. She’s hung on through so many of life’s turbulences. And she’s survived a few crash landings, metaphorically speaking. Several months…

Dry Well

Dear Friend, My life the last month and a half has been quite the experience. I’ve about had another mental break down, and I’ve watched my oldest son almost follow suite. He’s only seven years old. I didn’t know that you could have a mental breakdown at that age. He’s had a lot of the…

Mama, Teach Me God’s Laws

Tonight, I had an interesting discussion with my kids, well, one in particular, but the others were in and out of the conversation. In the conversation my now six year old son made the comment about how he didn’t know God’s laws. You know, in a lot of ways, this kind of jolted me because…

My Partner

I wrote this for one of my boys last year in a spree of poem writing. 🙂   He’s my working partner And my goof-off friend. I love to play with him ‘Till the day’s end. He loves to help me in the kitchen When I’m making something good to eat. He wants to do…

My Contrary Photogenic

  This is a poem I wrote for my little girl last year.   “Come here, Baby,” I say. “I want to take your picture.” She looks at me, smiles, Then runs the other way. When I finally catch her She won’t smile for me. Rather, she frowns, Protruding her bottom lip In what we…

Baby’s Coming

This song is one that I wrote for my first child when I was expecting my second. My first child was quite young when I found out I was expecting another, and I wanted to find a way to share the news with him that he might understand. I remember having him on my lap…