Monthly Archives: July 2015

I Write

I write what I don’t know how to say,
I play what I don’t know how to feel,
I frustrate, because my expressions are different.

I don’t communicate so well and at times, I wish I could,
If I could tell you how I feel, I would,
But half the time even I don’t really know.

All I can say is;
I am what I am, and that is ok

Jim

Blood at times is irrelevant

You were family in the truest sense of the word

You had the deepest of influences

A beautiful brother, a beautiful man

You were my friend, but more than that, a mentor and a father figure

 

Your family was an inspiration

The moment I entered your house

My heart was filled with a desire to be a part of it

You & your family were the reason I changed my mind about family

An indelible change in my mindset, your eternal gift to me

Forever I will be grateful, forever I will mourn

 

You had a beautifully wicked sense of humor

Coupled with wonderfully strong morals

A dedication to your family, that was a breath of fresh air to me

A look into a new world that previously seemed impossible

You watched over my wife since she was a child & she loved you more than she could ever know to say & I more grateful than you could know

 

You showed me what it means to be a man

Not an emasculated sissy or some macho moron

A real man

Integrity, honor, commitment

Love, respect, decency

I could write for days and only scratch the surface

 

We may not have shared blood, but you will always be some of the closest family we will ever have

It is a cliché used all too often

But you really were one of a kind, they truly broke the mold after you were made

Rest in peace my dear friend.

Hug my family & friends in heaven

Ask Jesus to do something about cancer while you’re there

I’m not sure I can take losing anymore loved ones to it

 

Where is Humanity?

The world today, life today

I stopped thinking, again

It’s all so ugly, all so broken

Do I really want to think about it?

Or simply sit back, sink into myself

 

Hate is everywhere

Politicians, media

Businesses, friends

Social media has become toxic

Opinions divide, yet no one cares

 

When did being right

Become more important than caring?

When did your opinion

Become the only possible valid opinion?

When did hate become the go to response?

 

I look at the world today & I shake my head

I question everything

What do I feel, what do I believe?

Where is God amongst all this mess?

Even more so, where is humanity?