As we were driving away from a week unplugged from all technology devices a new friend sitting behind me on the bus asked where my phone was. I said it was in my purse and held up my journal and they said, "Good girl." I said out loud that my phone provides a sense of… Continue reading Untethered
Written 4/5/14 I once knew love. It went on a hike with me up to a waterfall and called me a b* along the way. And when my feelings were terribly hurt, it said, "Don't be silly! You know I love you!" I once knew love. After three months it married me. It lied and… Continue reading Love Is…
For so many the weight of the world carried on shoulders and hearts and minds can be/become overwhelming and the practice of gratitude might be the last thing one wants to add to the agenda. But like smiling through tears, pausing for a moment to find the silver lining in hard circumstance can shine a… Continue reading With Gratitude
**NOTE: POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING** Much of my story is very hard and I have been ashamed of it for most of my life. I've spent a fair amount of time pretending it was not true, hoping in some alternate reality that I would wake up one morning and I'd have a new reality. But the… Continue reading I Will Wait
Written April 15, 2015 I have transparency on my mind. Authenticity. The realness and fullness of who we are. In the beginning, before separation (sin) happened, Adam and Eve were naked; they did not know shame. They were known fully by God and by each other. There was nothing to hide. Everything was accepted and… Continue reading Transparent
Wondered 9/15/15 I wonder if the enemy knew the consequence of his manipulation when he spoke to Eve in the garden. I wonder if his only intention is to shift the truth a fraction...to toy slightly with the Truth. I wonder if the slight of his actions surprises and fascinates even him and he gets… Continue reading Slighted
I have notebooks and journals scattered from hither to yon and I've started transcribing all the hand-written to electronic format in some organizational fashion for easy find and reference. I found this today...written 8/17/16. _________________________________________________________________________________________ Who Am I? I try to capture her, but she is fleeting. One moment calm and sure; the next anxious… Continue reading Who Am I?