Saturday, November 21, 2015

ShiningALight...well worth the watch.

The song that I liked most in this concert was “if I could kill a word” …imagine for one moment that we could wipe the word hate from the face of the Earth and with it the feeling. Imagine that we could be as children are before they become tainted by the world around them.  No matter what side of the coin you are on, it is imperative that we begin to see and hear each other. Time is ticking and the longer we as humans fail to be more than what divides us, the greater our divide will become. I firmly believe there is no harm in treating others the way we wish to be treated. After all if we are true to ourselves we cannot deny that we merely wish to be treated with fairness and respect.

aka D.V.

November 21, 2015

Saturday, November 14, 2015

To France...

Again I sit in silence aware
again I am shaken as I shed a tear
each for the broken as well as the lost
for anger has surfaced and dreadful the cost

Again I am wounded by actions of hate
staring in silence, hours too late
baffled by what has become common place
what's happen to our human race?

We seek out our difference and never our same
we shatter our beauty and deflect our blame
love is no loner the state that we seek
our hatred has risen to its highest peek

Again I am down on my knee
worried by what will be
tomorrow is screaming today
with flowers and candles we pay

Again I am praying with all of my heart
that though we are plenty and oceans apart
we'll seek you oh Lord in our pain
and you will restore us again.

Deo Volente


Saturday, August 29, 2015

There would be

There would be silence, if mind was still
there would be peace, if there was will
yet all that lingers are doubts within thought
for everything one could and ought

Each year does trickle by seconds unseen
fading in darkness of unending dream
motions the turning of time
most without reason or rhyme

There could be fortune if coin did not measure
but rather by family and laughter our treasure
prosperity grown without greed
with faith and compassion our seeds

There might be solace if he did not linger
tempting the spirit to posture by finger
a world without anger or hate
I wonder if it’s now too late…

There might be marvel within every turn
If much like our children, from heart we would learn
A pastime of wonder by sight
Where hope is our stronghold at night

There might be acceptance, if judgment would die
And for all our failings we simply would try
For we cannot mold man from clay
and God will address all one day

I would not be foolish if I had the mind
to seek not these blessings of which I can't find
I would not be weary if I would relent
accepting what is, in content

But no I must linger and grope in the dark
for any small proof of a wondrous spark
wishing and hoping this world still had heart
far from the failings of start, with virtuous truth to impart.

K. E-C.
Deo Volente
August 29, 2015

Saturday, May 2, 2015


I was asked what I thought the meaning of life is and to be honest I have no clue. I only know that we are here for a reason and only God knows what that is, our job is to do the best we can in the time we are given.

I sit
I breathe
I am
I believe

I laugh
I cry
I live
I'll die

I'm still
in thought
I'm lost
I've fought

I doubt
I dare
I struggle
I care

I fade
I glow
I wither
I grow

I break
I mend
I wont pretend
life is...
and I endure
God's great
of that I'm sure.

May 2, 2015.

Friday, January 2, 2015

New to me...

I watched silently as the world celebrated the final moments of 2014 and nothing...not a glimmer nor a spark. 2014 had been the year of loss and reflection and now I stood, atop another. I found myself filled with uncertainty and skepticism, diminishing the fresh anticipation of 2015. So as I reflect in the twinkle of this new year on my solemn departure from the old, this is my resolution...

If it be thy will oh Lord,
lead me with thy great accord,
in each step I have to take...
for me and for my loved ones sake.
Hold me closely to your heart
till we can't be told apart,
let my light shine from your flame
and to my loved ones, do the same
for though we are but specks on Earth
with you oh Lord we'll find our worth.


Deo Volente aka

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

My Wish this season

Another year has managed to slip by and here we are again, on the skirt tail of a new one. Standing in the hue of Christmas lights, the shadow of hope, the sparkle of dreams and wishing for what ever our hearts hold dear. For me my wishes are simple; may everyone find themselves cloaked in the love of God and family and dream as vast as the night sky because with faith and love the possibilities are endless.

Merry Christmas World!


Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Have you ever read a book and loved it? As every line shackled you and with bated breath you simply could not wait to turn the page, romance novels do not count (personally I detest those things). I mean a book, a tale so riveting it plays like a movie in your mind. Assuming you said yes and the memory has come flooding back, you're smiling aren't you? now flip the script. Ever watched a movie of a book without reading the book and was captivated by it, so much so you could not wait to get your hands on the book? After all the book is always better right... au contraire.
I watched the movie " A walk to remember" more than a dozen times, having fallen in love with it from the first time I saw it. Over the years it has ranked as one of my favorite movies of all time. Well several months ago I got my hands on the book and a few weeks ago I read it. Let me tell you I was crushed, had I read the book then seen the movie who knows how I would feel. So I offer this advise to those who have seen and loved the movie, leave the book on the shelf or if you must read it, forget about the movie. The two are very different, in fact, the religious premiss of the book is almost completely removed. The similarities begin and end with the names of the characters, almost all else has been... dare I say, "hollywoodized!" I am not at all sure how I feel about that.