A Secret: the lesson of the ridiculously oversized eraser

Perfectionism was the sin, which threatened to overtake me.  It was a destructive force attempting to thwart any hope for a peaceful life.  The lie whispered from the pit of hell and heralded as truth in our western culture caught me as a youngster. You’re not good enough to be loved.  Try harder.  Strive for perfection.  … More A Secret: the lesson of the ridiculously oversized eraser

A One Word Ponder: bittersweet

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At the end of our five weeks together, we joined in fellowship around a table to share a meal and discuss some of our gleanings from our time together.  One woman suggested that we continue together through the summer by writing creatively on one word.  She asked if I would be willing to send out ‘a word’ a week for each of us to ponder and write about.

Obviously, I said, “Of course, I would love to do this summer creative writing with y’all!”  And here we are with our first word:

bittersweet … More A One Word Ponder: bittersweet

Are you IN?

That’s me!  That’s what I need.  I need a renewal of my mind.  In fact, it occurred to me as I read these words this morning that most of the conversations I’ve enjoyed with friends lately have included these words from my mouth.   I’m declaring it openly.  My mind is tired.  I recognize that my thoughts are often fractured.  … More Are you IN?

Saturday Share with Me: Life and Truth With Motherly Love

Truth.  Outside of my immediate family, I’ve never been so challenged to speak the truth in love, keep short accounts, and forgive with extravagance.  Leading multi-faceted people in one unified direction is not for the faint of heart.  Honestly, I was humbled by my consistent need to ask forgiveness for myself.  My knees and my heart were raw in a good tenderized kind of way by the end of my term. … More Saturday Share with Me: Life and Truth With Motherly Love

The Other Side

Here there is no Gentile or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and is in all.  Colossians 3:11 other:  a: being the one (as of two or more) remaining or not included; held on with one hand and waved with the other one  b: being the one or ones distinct from that or those first mentioned or … More The Other Side