Thursday, August 11, 2011

dream chaser

if i were a dream chaser,
every year i'd see
rows of pre-planned holidays
circled red for me.

if i were a dream chaser,
from time to time i'd be
sipping an island mojito.
gulping a turquoise sea.

if i were a dream chaser,
i'd make my dreams get caught.
but here's the sad reality:
a dream chaser i'm not.

instead, i'm often close to home
with my family.
there always is a lot to do,
waiting for dreams to catch me.

they always come. never know when.
and never know quite how
my Lord will rain a dream upon
the place i'm at right now.

there's magic in this standing soft
and letting the wind blow.
the Spirit gives and takes away
until i truly know

that life and all its riches
are best shared along the way.
some dreams of mine will have to wait.
some come true every day.
















waking up in a forest.




















good, old-fashioned meals i didn't cook.





a four-year-old who played without toys all weekend long.


catch a dream.

9 comments:

  1. Some dreams really do come true everyday! Thank you for reminding me. Those last two paragraphs were so tender and pure. <3

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  2. oh my gosh! That really is a dream.
    I don't like camping, but girl, you make me want to camp!

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  3. Lovely. So peaceful and true.

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  4. oh wow girl. this is one of my favorites of yours. you brought tears... how i miss you. it's my dream that you can come visit someday. xo

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  5. you seem to be relaxed about your dreams and stand with both feet on fertile soil...sounds like a good place to be..love the pics

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  6. you weren't a dream chaser – and didn't have to be – your dream looks like it found you. I hearted this. Maybe you're not a dream chaser – maybe your dream catcher. (((smiles))) God bless and keep you and each and every one of yours Bethany Ann.

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  7. With French it is always Mojitos. But family, forests, and old coffee pots...nice.

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  8. wonderful dreams you have. now. Love your poetic way...

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