Tag Archives: forgiveness

Slippery Slope: A Poem

I took a few steps in a certain direction With each footfall, the ground became less level and safe Prideful thoughts, hasty words They are just as dangerous as careless steps near a cliff A slippery slope awaits those who tread recklessly Replaying those thoughts, those words in my mind Repulsion fills my heart every […]

When You Fall in a Race…

I ran the mile and two-mile events for my indoor track team in high school.  At the start, all the competitors stood shoulder to shoulder, leaning forward, waiting for the signal to go forward.  The beginnings of these races, especially the mile, tended to be chaotic.  Elbows bumped and pace had to quickly adjust to […]