recovery Archive

  • 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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  • This poem is about reminding those who expect to be healed by the power of God to actually thank Him when this happens.

    Your Miracle Tomorrow

    This poem is about reminding those who expect to be healed by the power of God to actually thank Him when this happens.

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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 saw for the first time in a long, long time a joyful smile on her face and a look so bright, warm and full of hope that her happiness became mine. The last time I saw her smile and rejoice like this was when we first kissed.  <small><strong>**Note:</strong> This content requires site login.</small>

    My life is back on track… and so is hers. **

    I saw for the first time in a long, long time a joyful smile on her face and a look so bright, warm and full of hope that her happiness became mine. The last time I saw her smile and rejoice like this was when we first kissed.  **Note: This content requires site login.

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  • Yay, I'm still alive!  Surgery went well (mostly), and I am on my way to recovery. As a very random coincidence -- or a blessing perhaps --, Calvin College had a campus visit for engineering students today that I would have otherwise been unable to attend....

    I’m alive! (Plus, Purdue and Calvin are sounding good)

    Yay, I'm still alive! Surgery went well (mostly), and I am on my way to recovery. As a very random coincidence -- or a blessing perhaps --, Calvin College had a campus visit for engineering students today that I would have otherwise been unable to attend....

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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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  • Wishing happiness and well being to a loved one. I wrote this poem shortly after I learned about her car accident.

    All I Need

    Wishing happiness and well being to a loved one. I wrote this poem shortly after I learned about her car accident.

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