• Broken Hearts Still Hold Songs

    I originally wrote this poem and posted it 5 and a half months into my diagnosis. The message in it still speaks to me a little over a year later, so I thought I’d repost it. The poem was inspired by my experiences with heart and other health problems, my faith in God, and the music and messages within the lyrics that have kept me going. Broken Hearts Still Hold Songs My heart may be weak, but my spirits are strong. Though my health may be poor, my soul is still filled with song. In my hour of despair, I go to Him in prayer. And because He lives, and loves me, I can face tomorrow. His sweet, sweet spirit…

  • Quote of the Day: 6/4/09

    “Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.” – Margaret Chase Smith

  • Quote of the Day: 6/1/09

    “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

  • Quote of the Day: 5/28/09

    “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” – Abraham Lincoln