Thursday, September 02, 2004

And the waves crashing around me, the sand slips out to sea.
And the winds that blow remind me, of what has been, and what can never be.

I recently found someone again. I don’t mean someone who disappeared or moved away. It was just someone who was lost. There for months, her boat was taking on water. I watched, and I prayed that the lighthouse would offer enough light that she could keep her sense of direction even as she felt like she was sinking. I think she’s finally found land again. She’s different somehow. Different in that way that only people who’ve nearly drowned can understand. She’s stronger and while she still feels a bit lost. I think she’s finally finding her way home. I’m different too. In that way that only those who’ve watched a kindred spirit desperately fight to keep their head above water can understand. And I’m humbled at the wide expansive light that we only catch a glimpse of sometimes. I was afraid we’d never be the same again. I had no idea that’s exactly what He wanted.


Blogger keith said...

this is a beautiful post

i haven't sent you music yet but i burnt it for you already, it will be mailed soon.
why is mailing things so difficult for me?
love ya liz

8:11 PM  
Blogger JoeMercury said...

that your week be great... Chow Chung says: There is no greater gift you can earn in life than life itself. Life rules!...

3:16 PM  

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