My tears are welcome. I see them splattered, dried on my glasses as I peer out the window into the wintry, cold, gray, foggy morning; tiny specks on the panes of my eyeglasses. I wipe hard at these dried salty witnesses. They are a record of my sodden heart. Ten thousand tears come raining down. The soil of […]
Yesterday as I was sitting across from one of the people I respect most in the world when my life changed forever. You see I have had many long years of being in pain about being a woman in the church, though I am on a path of healing. Yes, this story does have […]
Hatred’s sweet kiss deceives, leaving me battered, shattered, and alone. Only holy soul work undoes the damage of deep aching; ravages of original toil, wanting to be God.
So often, if I find myself returning in frustration and anger, again and again, to a subject. When this happens I know that it has become an area of idolatry for me. Or it’s an area that God wants to heal in my life. Or both! I’m a slow learner but I’m learning this about myself. About […]
So much to read, so little time. I know that. If you read nothing else from me in a long while, I hope you’ll read this post. It will not be long. (500+ words, a record.) I have been writing (and living) out of a place of brokenness for so long that my story has […]