Letter to My Children

My Dear Children,The language of the heart is so limited when it comes to expressing in words, written or spoken. What my heart longs to tell you would be much better done in person, alas, our time is yet to come. I sense you want reflection sooner than that.I can’t tell you what choices to…

Leaning Into It

The winds of OMG Have blown through my life Clearing away what was old Stale and stagnant And what was keeping me from breathing Deeply. The rivers of change Have washed over the rocks of my days Moving and breaking up the dams Of stuff caught In my heart Like a baptism of my entire…

Making Pearls…

A very dear friend of mine wrote to me today asking for help. She's in a place in her life right now where she is questioning everything, feeling irritated, and not knowing what to do. Perhaps my response to her may somehow be helpful to someone else. Here it is:_______My Dear Friend...I can't tell you…

Invisible Grace…

There was a post this morning on an email list I belong to, and it was one of the most beautiful, insightful emails I've read for a very long time. Within questions the author asked, lie powerful, powerful questions for all of us to be asking. He was asking how to get through those difficult…

Armored

armoring...preparing...for defensebattledeathsurvivalplate upon plate - thicker and thickerwatch out!might get hurt if it's not hefty enough!heavy to carry aroundcan't feel the windcan't see the sunall geared upready to fightstand my groundtense, tight, tough"LET GO INTO ME" he said"LET GO INTO""LET GO""LET""LET""LET..."at rest in the arms of Godall the plates of armorfall * * * *…

Fasting Prep Night

So, tonight is fasting prep night. Tomorrow morning I begin a five day fast, honoring my God and my self, and inviting and invoking growth and change. It's time for some movement in my life.Clear is the call for strength-gaining now. Change is at hand! The more strength I give myself, the more I can…

Peace…

peace.it does not mean to be in a placewhere there is no noise, troubleor hard work. it means to be inthe midst of those things and stillbe calm in your heart.-unknown* * * * * * *

Released

Released"I can feel things," he saidas he loaded his carfull of items I've found useless,things that will help his familyresettle in this new place."In the city, I can feel so many things going on.Alabama is the place I wanna live.I don't feel things there."and as he drove offwith mattress tied to the top,ironing board, desks,…

Curriculum Vitae

My ResumeCannot say that I am expert in anythingCannot show you what I knowCannot prove my value or worthinessCannot get a college degree in what I hold"My kingdom is not of this world." You saw. You knew. You were love. You were the Gift.Teach me to teach as You did. to live what is Real*…