Holy Week: Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday: The Last Supper. The foot-washing. The wounds of the heart are an underground cemetery of seemingly lifeless things. There lies our secret shames, internal struggles, deepest pains, open wounds, wells of pride and legions of anxieties. On this Maundy Thursday, I think of my wounds. On this Maundy Thursday, I think of myContinue reading “Holy Week: Maundy Thursday”

3 am thoughts

Have you ever took up your life, forgone the seatbelt and purposely crashed into a wall? Metaphorically speaking. …I believe we all have at times. You see, unwise decisions and habitual sin lead to devastation. Injury. Death. And, I have done it myself, speeding along at my will, wrecking my life, and all the whileContinue reading “3 am thoughts”

Hosea 11

Sow in me righteousness, Reap in me steadfast love, Break in me fallowed land   It is time to seek You, Lord…   Come like the rain, Your goodness pouring down.   For though I run, scattered in sin, You do not lose me.   Your faithfulness reels me in, Your fences protect my lifeContinue reading “Hosea 11”

Even the Wanderer… A Hosea Response

And a wanderer was I, Living in a house of rebellion                                          Reclining on furniture of shame,                                    Snuggling with blanketsContinue reading “Even the Wanderer… A Hosea Response”

Unedited: “The Sower of the Wind.”

After work, I’ll probably be annoyed that I posted this morning’s journal entry without bothering to edit it. I am compelled  to share this in its raw form though…and I hope even there, that it resonates with someone. DAY 11, #Shereadstruth devotional “They sow the wind and shall reap the whirlwind.” –Hosea 8:7  Here IContinue reading “Unedited: “The Sower of the Wind.””

Change

A few months ago, or maybe many months ago, I was asked to do the Wednesday night service teaching over Genesis 34:1-36:43 This is an tiny excerpt, my conclusion, and my call to allow change to seep into our souls. GOD can bring good out of EVIL. God is able to use the evil thatContinue reading “Change”

Healing In Our House, an appeal for Grace

Release grace upon my tongue Welling up in me Kindness and tenderness Be upon me   In my home Manifest Your goodness Your gentleness Through me   Release wisdom upon my heart Curating me Patience and understanding Be upon me   In my home Manifest Your goodness Your gentleness Through me Release yielding in myContinue reading “Healing In Our House, an appeal for Grace”

In the wake of injustice…

I can’t even formulate the right words..all I can say is that I am truly heartbroken over the recent tragic events.I have tried to capture my feelings, to chase the argument of justice, but the words are elusive. The heartache is deep….and because of that, all I can think of is one word.  “Kindred.” AreContinue reading “In the wake of injustice…”

Daughter, Arise!

I come to you, Jesus. falling at your feet, Jesus. Fearful and trembling, Jesus. – You have every reason to condemn me. “You harlot!” they say. – You have every reason to condemn me, “You sinner!” they say. – You have every reason to condemn me, “You leper!”  they say BUT…. – What will You say? –Continue reading “Daughter, Arise!”