The Reasons I Write

By: Julie Thompson I write because sometimes I can’t speak Of everything going on inside of me My voice may be silent But the words are still there Thoughts racing through my mind Longing to be shared I write because words have power To change someone’s life To comfort and...

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The Curse of the Strong Woman

By: Christine Fishel I’m not a poet. And I know it. (See?) But this week I had to find a different way of getting out what was chewing up my insides. I’ve realized that, with rare exception, Motherless Daughters are extremely strong women. Life has forced us to become that,...

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I’ll Be With You

By: Julie Thompson Over the years So much has changed But I promise you that My love’s still the same You try to hide What you’re feeling inside But I see through you You can tell me the truth Your tears start to fall But I catch them all When...

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Hold On

By: Julie Thompson As I stand here and say What happened today? I can see it in your eyes Something just isn’t right Would you like to share with me What’s on your mind? Or would you rather be alone? That’s just fine I know what it feels like To...

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By My Side

By: Julie Thompson When you left this world You took a part of me But now you’re home Now you’re free And I’m learning how To get by Without you by my side I think of you Every single day Your absence has left me Forever changed I feel incomplete...

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This I Know…

By: Julie Thompson Below is something I wrote awhile ago, but it still holds meaning to me today. I wrote it at a time that I was questioning God – I didn’t know why He was allowing certain things to happen. He reminded me that instead of focusing on what...

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