I Have Calmed and Quieted My Soul

O Lord, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and marvelous for me. But I have calmed and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with its mother; like a weaned child is my soul within me. O Israel, hope … Continue reading I Have Calmed and Quieted My Soul

Midnight Rain

It's 12:19 am. I'm tachycardic. Probably because of the coffee. Or maybe because I haven't been drinking my anti-thyroid meds for two weeks now. My heart beats fast following the rhythm of raindrops on our roof. I'm wide awake. And it's one of those nights my thoughts are difficult to silence. I'm sitting right here … Continue reading Midnight Rain