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Editted: In respect to the grief we are feeling collectively as a nation today, I am turning off comments here. It is a time for mourning and we need to silence our hearts. Join me in prayrer today for all the victims of this week’s tragedies in our country, the people who loved them, and the hearts of men?
The news of Alton Sterling’s death reached my social media newsfeeds first thing this morning, and with the sickening feeling I had after seeing the video of his wife and son, came another feeling that is growing more and more familiar to me–a feeling of responsibility.… Read the rest!
Sometimes God makes me write poems when I pray. I have no explanation for this except I know it unsticks my heart. So here’s the one I wrote today, because maybe you need a poem for your heart too?
If you love me
like you love me
And I love you
Like I love you,
How can it be that
there is only
one word for two
such distant things?
Your love is strong
And strengthens still.
My love is weak
And weakens yet.
Your love is willing, longing,
reaching ever outward.
My love is reluctant, fickle,
Backing ever inward.… Read the rest!
So much is being said these days, particularly in Christian bloggy land, about “brave”. Being brave. Finding our brave. Living brave. Or, if you are my awesome friend Bethany, living “unbrave”.
I have been thinking a lot lately about living, not the life of brave, but the life of becoming.
It has struck me how women in particular live in a near constant state of becoming something new. Our roles and responsibilities require that we change, adapt, review and renew with a regularity that can feel down right exhausting at times (I’m looking at you, high school graduations.)
Add our own personal development, journey toward self-acceptance, and our spiritual journey, and the reality of our lives is a near constant metamorphosis.… Read the rest!