Heartspeak: Thoughts of the Week

Four Little Letters That Changed My Perspective

If you've never heard of the MBTI Test, or the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, I would highly recommend doing so, and as soon as possible. In a nutshell, you answer a series of questions about your personality and what you are more prone to do in certain situations, and then you are given your four-letter type.… Continue reading Four Little Letters That Changed My Perspective

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Heartspeak: Thoughts of the Week

Reassuring

The man of true faith may live in the absolute assurance that his steps are ordered by the Lord. For him misfortune is outside the bounds of possibility. He cannot be torn from this earth one hour ahead of the time, which God has appointed, and he cannot be detained on earth one moment after… Continue reading Reassuring

Heartspeak: Thoughts of the Week

Heartspeak: On Poetry

Nor moon, nor stars were out; They did not dare to tread so soon about, Though trembling, in the footsteps of the sun: The light was neither night's nor day's, but one Which, life-like, had a beauty in its doubt. And silence's impassioned breathings round Seemed wandering into sound. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning Recently, I've… Continue reading Heartspeak: On Poetry

Heartspeak: Thoughts of the Week

Heartspeak: On Family & Loving One Another

When I was away at college, I tried to prepare myself for the homesickness that everyone said would come. Well, it came alright. Right after my Mom and Dad and Little Brother and Little Sister left my dorm room, got in their car, and drove 3 hours back to the house I no longer occupied.… Continue reading Heartspeak: On Family & Loving One Another

Heartspeak: Thoughts of the Week

Heartspeak: On Being a Friend

Friendships are fragile things, and require as much care in handling as any other fragile and precious thing. --Randolph S. BourneFriends are wonderful, and I am certainly not exaggerating when I say that a good friend is a lovely blessing in one's life. I am so thankful to have been bestowed with so many of… Continue reading Heartspeak: On Being a Friend

Heartspeak: Thoughts of the Week

Heartspeak: A Childhood Dream

I can still remember it vividly, the low wooden bookshelf that stood against the wall in the corner of my bedroom. I was 7 or 8 years old then, and that bookshelf meant the world to me. Or rather, the books it held did. Even then I loved books, and I had already read several… Continue reading Heartspeak: A Childhood Dream

Heartspeak: Thoughts of the Week

Heartspeak: A Poem on Memories

Shadows of Memory by Lauren Lasher So many faces, People and places. They all run together In a jumbled mess. Living in shadows Dwelling far below, Their memories are kept From light of day. Occasionally they surface, Sometimes without purpose. The memories come alive In closing my eyes. For painfully poignant From retrospect sent, The… Continue reading Heartspeak: A Poem on Memories