Blank Page

Depression is like a blank page Confronting and impatient Begging you to add content While glaringly empty And devoid of life Depression is like a blank page It reminds you of infinite possibilities But will not hint at a beginning or an end Stirring up fears of inadequacy Leaving you anxious and immobile

May I Hear Your Song

Lord, let me hear your song today         With my head pressed against your chest         May I hear your heart beating         The sound of your breathing         Feel the warmth of your embrace.           For I know you are singing         A beautiful melody         The song of victory         And joy!                  If only I could still my mind …

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Retirement, Anxiety, and the Creative Spirit

So it's finally here! After much debate, doctor visits, and physical therapy sessions, I have retired early from my job of 22 1/2 years. I'm not able to claim disability but am fortunate enough that I don't need to find a desk job somewhere. At least not for the foreseeable future. My first week was …

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