Leaves of the Heart is a collection of poetry and prose that expresses the emotional and spiritual life of someone who seeks to walk intimately with God on a daily basis. A large portion of this book is directed towards my most intimate friend, Jesus. The balance is directed to others that have the ears to hear, because, they have experienced the full impact of life's cruelty. Seasons exist in nature, in our lives emotionally, relationally, physically, and spiritually.
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I have been encouraged throughout my life to publish my work, but have held back, unsure of my ability. I have had several things occur over the last five years that have narrowed my focus. These include moving back to California after twenty years, being diagnosed with cancer, and having surgery to remove it. Last April there was concern that the cancer had returned, but after going through four months of testing, I celebrated the fact that the cancer had not returned. Finally, I injured my back and had surgery on my spine, which caused me to slow down even more. All this has taken my life, which has been focused my relationship with Jesus, and the radical transformation that has occurred.
My greatest joy has been derived from being an encouragement to other people. It is my prayer, that you will be encouraged by this book also.
My question to you is, If you knew you were going to die today, two weeks, or six months from now, what are the most important things and people in your life that you would want to focus on?