#FiveMinuteFriday: REFINE (a poem)

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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

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

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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

Let Grace Replace Your Fight

Christmas Faith Strength

These last two weeks were riddled with situations that, only a few months ago, would have sent me off the deep end with fire on my tongue and venom in my voice. Co-Parenting is hard

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

Book Review: At Home in Exile

Faith Strength Writing

A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his relatives and his own family.  Mark 6:4 Sometimes we are foreign in our own faith and homeland. I’m currently reading At Home

#FiveMinuteFriday: Journey

Faith Strength Writing

 I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is JOURNEY.  Below is five minutes of free flow writing. The forward slashes (//) indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! In a few days,

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

Waiting Makes Us Lazy Christians

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//It would be easier to tune out from the world. I’m always tempted. Social media is flooded with hateful rhetoric. I dare say, absent of productive and forward-thinking conversations. We tune out and focus on what’s

#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