Pressure and Promise

Pressure and Promise

Fiery inferno: destruction or refining?Weight and pressure: crushing or cohesion?Yielding ashes and rubble, or gold and diamonds?Fear says the former; faith says the latter. Here’s the truth: There are no diamonds Save through fierce heat and pressure. Pure gold is...
Dayspring

Dayspring

Sitting in darkness, grieving much loss, Mourning and Death cast their shadows across my stillness. Immobile, in pain: Hope has not fled, but my inner light wanes. Drained, strained, stained by the aftermath, Everything lost, forced down an unknown path. Sweet Mercy...
Gemstones

Gemstones

Every gemstone in its natural state possesses unique qualities  that differentiate it from a common stone. The innate structure residing within was created solely by chemical elements reacting to the prevailing conditions.  We, too, are like...