Let It Go – Moses Style

Faith Family Grace Strength Waiting

“You gotta go through your Exodus.”  – Pastor Harvey Each time I read Exodus it drives me insane.  I can’t get through the first few chapters without thinking, “God, why don’t you just tell Pharaoh

Truth in the Unraveling

Faith Grace Strength Waiting

I remember unraveling the nearly complete beanie cap.  The whole knitted project I had worked on for almost a month lay lifeless in my hands.  A wad of yarn – a single, elongated maroon thread

Faith, Searching for the Seed

Faith Grace Poetry Solitude Strength Waiting

I am and then I am not Watching her hurt For her family, their lives Their foundation stirred Quaked thin bottom lining Ripping vines from beneath Dirt swollen fingers from Digging, burying, praying For a

Word for 2016: Whitespace

Faith Family Grace

I yearn for more time with God.  I complain about not having enough hours in a day, but I spend more time filling spaces on my calendar than I do sitting down to reflect on

Wrestling with God

Faith Grace Strength

Imagine getting into a physical altercation with God. Have you ever wrestled with the Almighty? Jacob did. In the process, he was injured but walked away a blessed man with a completely different name. Have you

Making Peace – For Mom

Family Grace

My mom is carefully pruning my Mexican oak tree with her bare hands. It stands in my front yard overlooking the street, caddy corner along the fence. It appears diseased as she tirelessly rips off

From The Wilderness, With Love

Family Grace

What is this wilderness thing and can I have my money back? I’m all about seasons in my life needing to approach with caution and humble me, but goodness.  When does wilderness start paying rent? When

At Your Service

Grace

I used to want my service plastered on a billboard.  Mira!  No me olvidé.  Look!  I didn’t forget.  I’m still serving and I can prove it. I figured if it was plastered all over Facebook, no