And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who[a] have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. And those heContinue reading “You are CALLED: Releasing Yourself from the Comparison Trap”
I don’t know exactly what happened. Somewhere in the last couple weeks I lost sight of what and why I was writing. I managed to subconsciously, and soon consciously, create all of these rules for myself on writing. It amazes me how subtly things like that can seep into your creative world. I have spentContinue reading “Throwing out the Rules”
What I have missed the most during this pandemic has been the ability to travel to different congregations throughout Texas. This relationship building not only plays a large part in being successful at my job, but on a personal level it has led me to some amazing relationships. Each of these relationships has helped meContinue reading “Impact of Relationships – A Thank You”
Thoughts jostle in the space of infinite competition. Pushing against each other, they vie for my attention. Where can I hide from their pursuit? I search for ways to silence them. I close my eyes, breathe deeply, and try to let go.
I was listening to Spotify the other day when a cover of the song “Diamonds are Forever”. I have heard this song before, of course, since it’s the theme song to a James Bond movie of the same name. Yet, this was the first time I ever actually listened to the lyrics. These lyrics struck meContinue reading “Heart Assessment”
I started 2020 with a fear which carried over from the previous year. This fear had to do with my heart health. Just a couple months into 2020, though, this fear was replaced by a new fear: Covid-19. The pandemic brought with it not only fear for the health of myself and those I knowContinue reading “One Lesson Learned in 2020”
She sits alone at her kitchen table. One hand casts away cigarette ashes while the other turns the final pages of her latest escape. The knock at the door startles her. She cautiously approaches. Peering through the peephole, she sees no one. She waits a few minutes, checks again, still no sign of anyone. SheContinue reading “99 Word Writing Prompt: Misanthrope”
Have you ever had one of those “middle-of-the-night, brutally honest, two way conversations with God?” I have. In fact, due to not sleeping well in the past week from the surgery, I have had quite a few. (I could use another week just to sit and process everything He has shown me.) If I amContinue reading “GOD IS PERSISTENT”