hope Archive

  • A prayer of gratitude to God for hearing my voice crying out all alone in the dark, and sending me not only light, but also the company of the most wonderful woman: April Turek.

    I Give You Thanks

    A prayer of gratitude to God for hearing my voice crying out all alone in the dark, and sending me not only light, but also the company of the most wonderful woman: April Turek.

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  • She still couldn't believe it. It was still hard for me to process it as well. "You're not dreaming," I said once again. "This is real. This is happening."  She hugged me once again, as our hearts shared the taste of a miracle...

    You’re not dreaming!

    She still couldn't believe it. It was still hard for me to process it as well. "You're not dreaming," I said once again. "This is real. This is happening." She hugged me once again, as our hearts shared the taste of a miracle...

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  • You were still the innocent, fun, good-hearted pretty girl who loves to dance and has more faith in God than the whole world. But those cowardly friends of yours who looked the other way, they didn't know you like I did.

    With Regret in the Air

    You were still the innocent, fun, good-hearted pretty girl who loves to dance and has more faith in God than the whole world. But those cowardly friends of yours who looked the other way, they didn't know you like I did.

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  • A poem about a young woman fighting for her life and working hard for a full recovery after being involved in an almost fatal car accident, and how my feelings for her might be re-surfacing.

    Yes, there is hope still

    A poem about a young woman fighting for her life and working hard for a full recovery after being involved in an almost fatal car accident, and how my feelings for her might be re-surfacing.

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  • I've made up my mind: I'm going to Calvin. I am also enrolled in an Associate's in Electronics Engineering Technology at Cleveland Institute of Electronics. I'm ready to embark on a long-term adventure in robotics....

    Calvin it is!

    I've made up my mind: I'm going to Calvin. I am also enrolled in an Associate's in Electronics Engineering Technology at Cleveland Institute of Electronics. I'm ready to embark on a long-term adventure in robotics....

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  • Wondering how long I should wait for someone special. Would anyone be worth waiting an eternity to meet?

    How long should I wait?

    Wondering how long I should wait for someone special. Would anyone be worth waiting an eternity to meet?

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  • No more falling in love after two seconds, either.  It's time to be careful not to fall for someone too quickly, but also careful not to wait too long.   I now know what kind of girl I'm looking for...

    Status… Decisions… What is to come?

    No more falling in love after two seconds, either. It's time to be careful not to fall for someone too quickly, but also careful not to wait too long. I now know what kind of girl I'm looking for...

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  • This poem explores my certainty in the future, in that I will one day find true love.

    I already love you

    This poem explores my certainty in the future, in that I will one day find true love.

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  • Although we sometimes get lost in our problems, we must not forget what we all are truly after: peace. Written for a friend while visiting her at Hope Network (a rehab hospital).

    Of All Those Things

    Although we sometimes get lost in our problems, we must not forget what we all are truly after: peace. Written for a friend while visiting her at Hope Network (a rehab hospital).

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  • Hoping that someone especial can start healing and feeling better. Written by the Grand River after visiting a friend Mary Free Bed (a rehab hospital).

    To Smell Happiness Once More

    Hoping that someone especial can start healing and feeling better. Written by the Grand River after visiting a friend Mary Free Bed (a rehab hospital).

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