Failing Failure

"Those of us who belong to the Anointed One have crucified our old lives and put to death the flesh and all the lusts and desires that plague us." ~Galatians 5:24 Six days into a new eating plan and I botch it big time. I should be over this... the eating emotionally. That was something... Continue Reading →

Pain: Nemesis or Mentor? Pt. 3

"Lean into the pain..." I hear it... whispers... echoes of a voice I trust. lean into the pain... pain is the intersection where life and death meet, and we get to choose which road we will travel.  What will we let die and what will we nurture to life when we experience pain? Pain is... Continue Reading →

Tragedy & God

How does tragedy fit into the theme of a loving God? I have no idea I know a churchy answer... but if I were to answer those who have lost loved ones to acts of cruelty or carelessness, or to bad luck or bad genes,  my churchiness would not be appreciated.  In fact those answers might... Continue Reading →

Grandpa Praying

One of my favorite childhood memories is waking up in my grandparents house to the smell of coffee and toast, clean sheets and the lingering sent of grandma's soap and lotion, and grandpa's aftershave. I was upstairs, usually in the blue room with two twin beds,  windows that opened up over the street below, a... Continue Reading →

Finding Words

So, I have stated that I am starting to write again.  And I am. I just didn't realize how challenging it would be to find something in my writing that I feel courageous enough to publish in a blog. My heart is tender right now.  Grief is a strange companion... an awful guest.  Unpredictable, uncooperative,... Continue Reading →

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