Poem: “Voyage on the Sea of Seas”

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This poem emerged during my reflections on the need to journey. I believe that we were each created to be on some voyage, adventure, or odyssey. If we are not moving, I wonder how we might find our values, purpose, or hope? When I decide to remain in a victim of circumstance pit I become stagnate. I feel less and less alive, but when I embrace my journey I feel alive! I long for the destination, but the journey in and of itself is a reward.

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Poem of Lament: Living within Chaos

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A poem of lament written while reflecting over pieces of my life that appeared hopeless and — well — chaotic. During these depressing times I felt low self-worth and questioned God and God’s involvement in my life. While distressing these moments did grant me opportunities to allow me to reframe how I view and approach God, discover deeper gifts within myself, and gain a measure of peace while sitting with uncertainty.

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Haiku: A Journey

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A haiku written during a moment of sensing my own mortality. How then do I presently cope with the feeling of fear? In part, by considering the beauty of the journey as a whole.

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