Unruly Tongue

From the outside looking in (or the inside looking out) I find myself wondering why I'm saying what I'm saying. It's that crazy moment when the spirit is screaming for me to zip the lip and I'm still going and realizing somewhere in the middle that I already regret what I let slip out. Ah, … Continue reading Unruly Tongue

Lazy Soldier

My quiet time is evolving. Where I once sat cozy on the couch with coffee on the table beside me and a mountain of books, three different translations of the Bible, a devotional, whatever Christian living book I happened to be in the middle of etc., now I sit with baby on one arm and … Continue reading Lazy Soldier

Light

Light, flooding in like waves of brightness exposing, revealing all my doubts, all my fears The ones I never realize I have until I'm paralyzed Then I'm caught in the aftermath, thankful for the wreckage, wondering when I looked away in the first place. So I wait silently as the light travels, Moves through me … Continue reading Light

Fortress

 II Samuel 22:2 "“The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer" There are days when my strength deceives me I can manufacture the ability to stand my ground I can rely on myself or those around me wrapped in skin I grow tired There are days the wind blows hard I fight against it I … Continue reading Fortress

Forgiveness

Anyone who has been a Christian for any amount of time knows a thing or two about forgiveness. First, there’s the fact that we’ve been forgiven so much, a concept that still blows my mind when I think of some of the things I’ve done or worse yet, acknowledge the things my heart was capable … Continue reading Forgiveness