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: Collect

Faith Poetry Prayer Solitude Strength Writing

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

Don’t Grow Weary

Faith Grace Poetry Prayer Strength Writing

I’m joining Five Minute Friday for the first time. Today’s word prompt from Kate Motaung is REST. Here is my five-minute free write. I used to think in terms of REST as simply a physical

#PrayforOrlando

community Faith Family Prayer Strength

I have been on short hiatus for travel, recovering from morning sickness, and celebrating my one year anniversary to my wonderful and loving husband. Every time I want to jump back on, I feel the

Pray For Our Youth

community Faith Family Grace Prayer Strength

This post is an invitation to pray for our youth.  Mine and yours. The ones on the streets are ours too. The ones with addictions running deep are ours too. My daughter and I had

Sometimes All We Need Is For Someone To Tell Us Where We’re Heading

Faith Grace Prayer Strength

“I’m so glad I found you here.” There is no mistaking His voice. “What do you mean? You’re glad you found me in this messy life?” “Yes.” “But, why?” “Because I want to show you

Hope Is Near

community Faith Prayer Strength Waiting

Today, before the rising of hope on Sunday, I always think about the women who observed the Sabbath after making spices to anoint Jesus. “Then they went home and prepared spices and ointments to anoint

Open Mic Monday – The Real Stuff

community Faith Grace Prayer Strength

“I want to know someone who was dragged through the mud and made it.  Because I want to know I can make it too.”  My friend’s face is no nonsense when she utters these words

Clothing Myself in Love When the Workplace is Less About Love and More About Binding

community Faith Grace Prayer

I wanted to sit at the table with a dirty Chai latte (espresso, chai tea and milk) and talk about the mess today, but I got really caught up in applications, deadlines and catching up