Passion Reactions: Wrestling With Your Call & 3 Ways to Remain Humble

community Faith Grace Prayer Solitude Strength Waiting Writing

We need to get to the place where we can walk uncharted waters without the voice in our heads spreading doubt and confusion.

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: Team

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is TEAM. Below is five minutes of free flowing writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! //How do we achieve

All The Earth Is My Body – When I Accepted My Stretchmarks

Faith Grace Soledad Solitude Waiting

If you told me I would have a baby at 20 years old, I would have laughed. Instead, I cried. I cried a lot. Enough to fill a canyon. God makes us ready for blessings

Porque Me Dio La Gana – Because I Felt Like It

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I’m guest posting over at Jasminne’s place today! She is a beautiful and fierce Dominicana writer over at Chronic Brevity. She’s one of my favorite poets. If you ever get a chance to see/hear her

Hope Is Near

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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

Walk With Me Wednesday

Faith Poetry Prayer Waiting Writing

I’m kicking off March writing about community.  What does that look like?  In our writing, church, friendships, and in our home. Beginning next Wednesday and for the entire month of March, you’ll meet and read

A Good Morning Appeal

Faith Grace Solitude Strength Waiting

I made my way to the Gonzaba Urgent Care clinic in tune with the theme song from Little Miss Sunshine,  but my entire face (and sinus cavity) was void of any said sunshine.  Devotchka played

Let It Go – Moses Style

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“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