What I Do Know

There are so many things that I don’t know.

The older I get the more I realize it’s true.

I am limited.

I do not know why bad things happen to good people.

I do not know exactly what we are doing here or exactly where we go.

I do not know what God’s name actually is or even if he has a specific one.

But when I feel the sand in my toes…  I hear the waves crash on the Oregon shore… I see the Pacific to my left and the forest to my right…


I know that I have seen God.  I have heard God.  I have felt God against my skin.

And really- what more must I know?


I do not know if my politics are spot on.

I do not know if the battles I fight are worthy.

I do not know if the words I speak or write make a difference.

But when I see my friend look at her pregnant belly… expanding with life… expanding with love…


I know that life matters.  I know that life is special.  I know that life is beautiful.

And really- what more must I know?

3 thoughts on “What I Do Know

  • May 30, 2014 at 8:29 pm

    Thanks for making me cry! Wonderful!

  • May 30, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    You made me cry!!! Love you Taylor. And your amazing words. Thank you for exploring Oregon with me. And being such a blessing of a friend!


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