Open arms

You’re the one with open arms When the darkness closes in. When the shadows come and the nightmares make it hard to sleep, You’re always there to chase them all away. You were there with every skinned knee and every time I cried. When I messed up, you were there […]

The gift of a father

Burdens carried with strength unsung Laboring at labor until the labor is done Persistence unyielding Protection and shielding These are the gifts of my father Listening, absorbing Cautioning, uplifting Strong and steady With faith at the ready These too are the gifts of my father Figuratively you hold the ladder […]