Category Archives: Lacey’s Blog

A Glance Into CVYR’s Projects

A Glance into cvyR's projects Projects Around the Ranch     Cowpoke volunteers have been hard at work this summer, coming every Wednesday to help with the chores and tasks at CVYR. Painting, landscaping, and spreading mulch in the garden are some of the projects here.      Paige Newton and Noel May work together the majority of the…
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Not heroes, but messengers

Not heroes, but messengers.           I always wanted to be the hero that swooped in and saved the day. I grew up in a world that laid in ruins, brokenness never ceased to trail along each path I walked upon. I was used to seeing people in desperate need of a savior, who had no…
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Sitting at His Feet

Sitting at His Feet             I have a terrible attention span. I can only sit in a classroom and focus for about 5 minutes before my brain wanders onto a rabbit trail. I blame it on my inability to relax—I have 3 jobs, I am going to school, I run a side-business, and I have…
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Enlist in the Service

ENlist in the service             Imagine that the United States entered into another World War. There are three different categories that citizens would fall under if an event like this were to occur. The first demographic of citizens are those that choose to stay home because they do not want to leave their families or…
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A Reminder of Dependence

A Reminder of Dependence We have a plethora of issues that we can worry about. We hear about these issues every day on the news. People are constantly being bombarded by the fear of war, a struggling economy, a divided nation, and very, very broken people who project their pain on others.Yet, we can still…
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A Woman of Sorrow

-A Woman Of Sorrow-  I am no stranger to sorrow. Wherever I go, it seems like darkness tries to follow. Anger, worry, bitterness, sadness, scar tissue—they cling to me like a parasite, sucking every ounce of life I have within me. It almost seems as if I left the womb with a gloomy cloud tangled…
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The Beauty in Letting Go

The beauty in letting go.        “I just have this feeling that you’re going to find people that you like being around more than me, and we won’t be as close.” I expressed to her in a careless tone. I acted as if I was unaffected by our conversation, but I was actually crawling in…
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The Secret Sign of Bitterness

The secret sign of bitterness I get annoyed at most things that breath. It's a part of my personality, and I absolutely hate it. Overly "chipper" people drive me crazy. Teenage girls wearing Calvin Klein or Pink annoy me. When people make puns or over used jokes, I sit there with a grim look on…
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When Life Feels Meaningless

When life feels Meaningless "I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind." Ecclesiastes 1:14 There's an emptiness that runs rampant in every person's heart. For years I struggled with feeling like life is utterly meaningless. there was no goal and no…
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Giving It All You Got

Giving all you've got As a young woman I believed the world was at my fingertips, ready to bow down at my feet as I walked by. I thought I could do anything I wanted in life. Dreams filled my brain making it hard to sleep at night. I dreamt of wild things like a…
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