If we don’t protect it, hope can feel like a balloon, filled to maximum capacity for a moment then let go to float into the air, sputtering, and flying unhindered. Hope is so much more precious than this. I wish it were easy to tie the knot and seal it in all cozy and safe … Continue reading Hope
Maybe there’s something poetic about hiding in plain sight. Or maybe it’s weakness. Or maybe it’s strength to stay composed while the world crumbles and stirs around you. Maybe it’s survival. Maybe it’s faith. Maybe I’m not hiding at all! maybe I’m standing. “Though He slay me, yet will I trust Him.” Job 13:15
There are many inconceivable stories around us every day that we haven't heard. We have no idea what the person next to us has lived. We can't conceive the stories that aren't ours...that aren't open to the vast space of the known. We hold glimpses not substance. We hold illusions and self-constructed paradigms, based on … Continue reading What now?
I confess, I've been known to take a shortcut or two. Time is a precious commodity in my life. Somehow, I'm convinced that I have less of it than most people, so occasionally, I improvise. Usually, it gets the job done so I don't sweat the small stuff. Still, there are suggested uses provided by … Continue reading Signs, Confusion and Forever
I'm not sure where we got the idea that we wouldn't face adversity. Many well meaning Godly men and women have grabbed ahold of principles about abundance, prosperity and healing and walk around like Job's friends wondering what isn't operating in a person's life if they are going through a trying time. I hear expressions … Continue reading Happily Ever After