Reflections in the Night

Happy Saturday, everyone. I want to apologize for being little quieter than usual of late. As I have mentioned in prior posts, my personal world has been pretty noisy lately. However, I promise that I’m staying connected to The Father and will be back on track with my posts soon. Please continue to pray for me and for my family and know that I will be doing the same for you. In the meantime, I was scrolling through some old computer files and found this short little snippet I wrote about this same time of year all the way back in 1998. It’s not really all that special in and of itself, but it really just struck a chord with me tonight as it transported back to a night almost two decades past that I would otherwise simply have forgotten. I’m so thankful for words and for the fact that God has planted such a love for them deep inside. Written memories are the best and I really enjoyed this short jaunt down memory lane. I hope, if nothing else, it inspires you to take out pen and paper the next time you have a moment worth remembering.   🙂

Reflections in the Night

 As I sit here alone in the night, a sheath of black velvet enveloping, my mind can’t help but basketball goalHoneysuckle-Flower-wallpaperdrift…embrace this peaceful journey being offered to me…a journey of reflection.

This is my home, where I grew up. Right over there hangs the old basketball goal, it’s homemade backboard of wood now weathered and worn, but still proof that young children once lived here. The sweet, sweet smell of honeysuckles still linger from the summer and the crickets are still harmonious and serenading us to sleep night after night.

My, but it is comforting to know that some things never change in this crazy world.

Tonight I ask that you, too, always remember to share your yesterdays, todays and tomorrows — even if it is just with the night.

Amen and Ehmen!


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