Life Journal (Day 1) – Grace

Scripture: “Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore, I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” (2 Corinthians 12:8-9) Observation: In verse 7, Paul says “Therefore, in order to … Continue reading Life Journal (Day 1) – Grace

The Knowing Calm of Grace

It’s amazing how good we are when we’re “on.” We flow with an energy and ease, reminiscent of two old dancers. Two hearts in sync – without question – without retort. Simple gestures. Small moments. A helping hand. A guiding force. So simplistic. Ever so fleeting. Muddied by history and torment. Smothered by a sea of emotions. Left behind traces. His past and mine. Or is it ours … Continue reading The Knowing Calm of Grace

Wraparound Porch

To be honest, I find it difficult to look around and see people living in excess and seemingly happy, when some of us have asked for very little and somehow suffer for it. Everywhere I look, I am faced with the disgusting truth of what we call capitalism. Very few who are honest and hard-working will forgo the bloodsucking consequences of The American Dream. Most … Continue reading Wraparound Porch

Winter, words and wonder

What is Love?  There are no words or are there too many? Most days, I can’t tell. Always seeking, never knowing. I sit here, in a space I so desperately wanted – overwhelmingly needed. I’ve spent my whole life hiding from who I am. Never knowing I was meant to have my own identity – my own voice. Always filling the void of shame and … Continue reading Winter, words and wonder