Category: Life

My “mess”age

Last night was the 1st session of my churchs fall session of women’s group. I was not going to go. I did not even register for it.  A few hours before start time, I said to myself, “well you cannot go anyway, the car was taken in for repair so how are you going to […]

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Let’s make it home

The Let’s Make It Home Campaign is a pledge to just that, make it home. Home can be a physical location, spiritual or a feeling of love and acceptance. Whatever it is for you, Make It Home, live life with that goal in mind, for yourself and for others. For me, Make It Home is […]

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Birthday Prayer

  God, thank You. Thank you for the gift of another year of life. #44, I offer to you. I dedicate this year to You. To knowing You more. To deepening our relationship and trusting You blindly. Lord, thank You for everything, for the answered prayers and for the ones left unanswered, where You directed […]

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My Mother said to pick this one….

Doggie doggie diamond Step right outNot because you’re dirtyNot because you’re cleanjust because you kissed the girl behind the magazine or Eeny, meeny, miny, moeCatch a tiger by the toeIf he hollers let him go,Eeny, meany, miny, moeMy mother told meTo pick this oneAnd you are [not] it. This is how many of our games started. A […]

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Legendary Lore

As she sits in deep prayer with her Lord. Tears stream down her face. It’s a look I’ve seen before. So I stand wondering what pains she must bore, but I don’t implore. I say to myself, just let her be and ignore, but I can’t, she’s my Queen who I adore. So I sit […]

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Your Namesake

You left me no choice. I didn’t know you. I grew up without you. I was raised without you. We didn’t share in any of my achievements or heartache. I didn’t learn from you, but I did learn in spite of you. But you are gone now. The notion of ever being able to sit […]

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Silence

I have learned that one of the hardest things I have to do is keep things to myself that I so desperately want to share, because of the fear of the negative, contrary, responses. The  thoughts, opinions & statements that would be said that maybe just maybe may make this thing not happen. This small […]

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Heart

Yesterday was the Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, the season that marks the death and resurrection of our perfect Savior, Jesus Christ.  During this time it is customary for many to ‘give up’ something as a sacrifice, to honor His sacrifice.  Usually, I do too, this year, for some reason, I just didn’t feel […]

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Red Light Days

I’m having an extremely tough time this morning. I had a full blown panic attack and for the life of me I couldn’t control myself. Anger, sadness, confusion, helplessness all accosted me at the same time. For the past month or so the signs of depression and anxiety have crept back into my soul. It […]

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Relentless Love Part 2: Self Love

“to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge-that I may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:18-19 Yes, you, me, us, that we may know the depths of Christ love, so that we may […]

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