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

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//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

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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

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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

Book Review: Play With Fire

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Bianca Juárez Olthoff is the Chief Storyteller at The A21 Campaign, a global anti-human trafficking organization. She is author of Play with Fire: Discovering Fierce Faith, Unquenchable Passion, and a Life-Giving God.  Comparing her deliverance

#FiveMinuteFriday: Heal

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is HEAL. Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! Is it possible that

#FiveMinuteFriday: Path

Faith Grace Poetry Solitude Strength

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is PATH. Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! The adventure begins when

3 Ways to Connect With God When You Aren’t Well Versed in Quoting Scripture

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Is that possible? Can God be here if I don’t have a scripture handy? Remember the book of Ruth? God is not mentioned once. Yet, He was all over that story. He was woven into