From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges


September 2016

The Dragon

The last three months the struggle's been real. I can sum it up to one thing or another but really it's been an accumulation of everything. Life and work. Work and life. Everything is going right yet everything is going... Continue Reading →

Painting the Night Red

I am not a creative person. Ya, sure I can throw out a poem or two or an occasionally moving blog post. But, move past that I am as gray as they come. All of that didn't stop me from... Continue Reading →

Care Enough

I need to get something off my chest. In 1997 my mom and her fianc√© were heading home from their work trip from Kona. Usually they take the Hamakua route to and back but decided to see the volcano instead.... Continue Reading →

Then Tonight Happened

Lately I've been feeling that I have nothing to say. Well, nothing good to say. Or anything good to contribute. And then tonight happened. It's been mighty rough going back to work this week. It's as if everything lay stagnant,... Continue Reading →

The Storm

The rain will fall in sadness. The thunder will sound in silence. The lightning will strike in loneliness. The storm will always brew inside.

Start The Conversation

I know. I understand. The darkness can come so quick and out of no where. I know. I understand. And that is why, today, I stand before you asking to be aware of the significance of today. Today is World... Continue Reading →

A Heartfelt Prayer

I have only told one person this and as I lay my head down for much needed rest it happened again.¬† A Heartfelt Prayer Out of nowhere you come at me Such destruction at your wake It scares what strengths... Continue Reading →

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