Author: Tim

Unless Light Breaks

When will I live again? Inside this rusting sack of tired dreams. Long forgotten Too tired to pretend they might come true Too ashamed to admit they don’t exist And doubting they ever did Slumbering in the muck of apathy While peering lazily beneath groggy eyelids Watching others skip and play Too tired or too lazy to choose Another way What world would breathe life Into pathetic tales That no one wants to hear Including me No longer willing No longer able No longer No Unless light breaks I slowly drown in shadowed dreams That melt as darkness lulls...

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Silence Has More To Say

My conversations seem so clever when I am asleep. Circling round and round in banter unspoken and silent to all outside a slumbering ego Unaware that none can hear and no fruit will ever ripen from this innocuous wit Or lack thereof. Better to put a muzzle on this unruly chattering and to listen. Silence has more to say than these meandering soliloquies that rattle around inside my head and lull me back to sleep in unconscious confusion. Wake up. Take a deep breath and listen.   No more talking until you have something to...

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The Gentle Ones Go Deep

A pulsating power sizzles just behind my head flowing in a high-pitched river reaching out in all directions. My breath draws deep, reaching down into my groin, then rises, oozing out gently through porous fibers at the top of my head. A swirling electricity seems to crackle all around me as I sit and open my heart to listen for whispers of my lover in the silence. Sometimes his kisses are so soft that you must be very still to sense them. The gentle ones go deep like a needle piercing past the heart into my soul, causing sharp...

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Silence Buzzing

I sit and try to listen. Silence buzzing while willow strands sway, loose-necked in a sultry ballet and sparrows chase each other in a frantic race outside my window. In or out? Where is this whisper of the voice inviting me to open myself and enter into your embrace? My coffee’s getting cold and I’m growing impatient as my eyes grow moist with longing for your touch. Memories of your gentle kisses stab my heart and the tip of my nose buzzes with anticipation of your fragrance. So I sit and wait. Throwing off the random thoughts that try...

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The Power of Encouragement

The power of encouragement. This is an awesome video. Hope you enjoy it. The Power of Encouragement If we can get in the habit of encouraging and affirming others, every relationship we have will improve. Here’s a practical message from leadership professor Michael Zigarelli about how to build people up, rather than tear them down. Read more … Enjoy!...

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