#FiveMinuteFriday: MIDDLE (a poem)

Faith Poetry Writing

//i navigate deep canyons, sharp. pen between knuckles, delicate peace wraps from wispy lashes to mighty Achilles heel – saved from a vulnerable fall. a layer of silken grace caresses, reminds, Be still – The

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

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

Joy is Feeling Welcome No Matter Your Circumstance

community Faith

September, 2015 We walked along the track at our neighborhood high school – Harlandale High. Training for a half marathon comes with much dedication.* The evening was warm because a September in south Texas are

#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,

The Highest Form of Art Communicates with God

Faith Writing

//A fly buzzes in the corner of the room where the bookshelf leans too far to the right. The window peeks out from behind, eager to grab my attention. The too warm study grips my

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