Just Maybe

just maybe, there was something i missed

as a child, caught between happy moments

and sometimes being scared

just maybe, i longed for someone

to take notice, and to interact with me

and not be so busy

maybe, the early years

 would have been different

just maybe..

                                                                                                                        r gould

 

 

 

Heart Matters

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words like honey

oh so sweet

but for some reason

not coming from some tweets

i am not a twitter bird

but, i do know

that wise and kind words

really can flow..

and when they do

it will surely show..

r gould

For although they knew God, they neither glorified Him as God nor gave thanks to Him, but they became futile in their thinking and darkened in their foolish hearts..

Romans 1:21

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Disturbing

img_0157-003captive thoughts

set them free

if they don’t make you feel better

they must flee

only occupiers of space

that control your mind

 makes you think

that all is fine

let the light of truth come in

and that’s when true freedom will begin..

                                          r gould

Last night, before I went to bed, I read about some concerns in our community, regarding those, that have been seen abusing their dog in public. It was disturbing! I hate to think that anyone is abused, man, woman, child, baby, animal. From what I read it seemed that very little can be done when seeing someone kick their dog. What can be done? I would like the truth to this, please…Thank you!

The Hiding Place

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My feather’s were ruffled this morning when I heard about a young woman,that got beat up, while riding a train in Chicago..My heart broke for her as she described the experience and expressed her disappointment that no one came to her rescue. The month of April is recognized as Child Abuse Prevention month. Each time  I scan the land of internet, I read about atrocities committed against young children. There is a song that says, you are my hiding place, you always fill my heart with songs of deliverance, whenever I am afraid, I will trust in you. We all need a hiding place. A place of safety, a place of peace, a place to be still and refuel. My sister told me the other day, that I can’t save the world, and I know that, but I know the one that knows the number of hairs  on our heads . Almighty God cares about every single human being on earth.He sees the tears that stream down the faces of each child, teen and adult.He sees…He hears the cry of our hearts, He hears the pain…There is nothing unnoticed.

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He gives, He loves, He cares for you..As the world turns, it would be very easy to lose faith in mankind, but deep in my heart I know that there are good Samaritan’s on planet earth. Maybe they are far and few apart, but there are unsung heroes, that we never hear about…Where is your hiding place?

He who dwells in the secret place of the Most high, shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

Psalm 91:1

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A Walk in the Park

Nothing like a walk to clear the mind..

DSC_0135make each day count

in some little way

leave yesterday behind

for this is a new day

don’t dwell on the negatives

for it won’t feed your soul

only zap you of energy

 and down you will go

so look up today

from where your help comes

and be filled with the love

and the peace of the Son..

                                        r gould

 

I Wish

I wish for that empty place of your

heart…

to be filled with the sweetness of knowing

that you are capable…

that you are

strong…

that as a flower among

many…

there is only one like

you…

unique and

beautiful…

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The Slow Lane

DSCN5934slow down

what’s your hurry?

let the squirrels

be the ones to run

and scurry…

take a deep breath

and look at the sky

look all around

and you will know why…

fast is not always

the way to go

life might be better

if you take it slow…

Impressions

 

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impressions

do we leave

behind

nothing is hidden

when we’ve been unkind

we all leave our mark

from words unsaid

or maybe too many

and in that case we may dread

damage control

is often hard

and to admit

that

it’s heart

that matters

not the money

and prestige…

what impressions will you leave?

Hosta Manana

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For days I have been observing this one and only Hosta. As I looked at it, what came to me before it bloomed were the words, “hasta manana,” which means in Spanish..See you tomorrow. So I finally get to see the flowers. While I may have been feeling a lack of  inspiration or creativity,  I am thankful that nature does not wait on me, nor does time stand still because of my attitude that might need a little adjustment.  Flowers keep blooming and dancing with the wind. The birds sing, the tree leaves shimmer in the sunlight, and I realize that all is right in my world..

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