battle

Behind Me

The devil is on me, I can’t fight him off. A jab to the stomach, a blood-filled cough. A left to the eye. A right to the jaw. I drop to my knees, try to stand but I fall. I’m… Read More ›

Fleshly Demise

Struggling like Paul, doing what I despise. My heart seeks righteousness, but my sin is my demise. Continuing this way, the ending is no surprise. A straight shot to the grave, unless I open my eyes. Looking at the heavens,… Read More ›

Twisted

Where do you turn when hope is gone, Faith is lost and you can’t carry on. Each step is painful, every breath even worse. All you seek is an answer, to bring relief to the hurt. But it better come… Read More ›

Boredom Strikes

I am now a month out of ACL surgery and I’m finding things to be extremely repetitive. The boredom that accompanies my daily routine is increasingly severe. Each day I wake up and start my day with rehabilitation. At this… Read More ›

Arch-nemesis

My greatest enemy is a piece of glass. It’s a mountainous obstacle I can’t seem to pass. Over, under, left and right, every option has no path in sight. I’m left with no choice but to break right through, sparking… Read More ›

Post-Op Session #1

  Today marked my first post-op physical therapy session. Because I have been through this twice before I went in knowing exactly what to expect. I thought this experience would be a great advantage but it turned out to be… Read More ›

“The Living Word”

Three. The number of times I have had my ACL reconstructed. Three. The number of times I have looked at a future full of uncertainty and seemingly shattered dreams.¬†Once is bad luck, twice is unfortunate, but three times! Come on!… Read More ›

Fighting Back

Bony knuckles crash into your skull, sending shockwaves down your spine. Your reaction is to shrink and cower, or lay there to moan and whine. But your pride yells something different, the complete opposite in fact. Instead of saying, “shrink… Read More ›