When You Lose Hope Like a Fractured Jar Unable To Hold Water

Faith Grace Strength

I know what it’s like to feel like a fractured jar, water spilling out, unable to feel full. The positive life flows in and it drips right out leaving you feeling empty. I know what

#FiveMinuteFriday: REFINE (a poem)

Faith Grace Poetry Solitude Strength Writing

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is REFINE.  Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes (//) indicate where the timer started and ended. Your turn! Join us at Kate’s

Let Go of The Christian Identity Marker

Faith Grace

“…Sometimes I find myself talking about God so much He becomes more of an identity marker than an identity changer in my life.”  – Lysa Terkeurst I mean who wants to be around someone whose answer

Begin Again: Endure the Inner Battle With Renegade Faith

Faith Family Grace Strength

Tomorrow morning I will wake and my tween son and teenage daughter will wake with their dads and stepmoms. Not with me. It’s been this way for years and it doesn’t get any easier. I’m

Ringing in the New Year – 2017 Soul Playa

community Faith Family Grace Strength Writing

Last year I chose White Space as my 2016 phrase. It worked out most days. I had to keep reminding myself of the commitment I’d made to live a life of less mental traffic. This

A Season of Twisting Fiber

Christmas Faith Grace Prayer Strength

She is energetic and strong, a hard worker. She makes sure her dealings are profitable; her lamp burns late into the night.   Proverbs 31:17-18 I finally see myself in the verses of the Proverbs 31

God Changes Us Even When Our Circumstances Remain Static

Faith Family Grace Prayer Strength

//These times change us. Malleable feelings summon us when relationships get sideswiped by the unknown; we must remain dependent only on the triple braided cord. God changes us even when our circumstances remain static. Though

A Former Cutter’s Devotion

Faith Grace Prayer

A trickle of light flows in and catches on my clothes. I pinch the light between my fingers, but grab only the cotton fray in my sweater. The speck of light continues to saturate. The

#FiveMinuteFriday: Test

Faith Family Grace Prayer Strength

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is TEST.  It is also Day 7 of #write31days with Christina Hubbard at Creative and Free. Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward

#FiveMinuteFriday: Five

Faith Family Grace

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is FIVE. Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! //Five – the number