Tears

"But I cry to you for help, Lord; in the morning my prayer comes before you." Psalm 88:13 {the old me} Quick, dry your tears, shove them back, don't let them see your weakness and vulnerability... I've promised to be true to each emotion, to feel it, embrace it and willfully hand it over to …

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Sweet Memories

White wicker creaks on the old back porch Saccades sing in the hot summers scorch. Laundry blows and dries quickly on the line Smell of fried chicken was mighty fine. Southern drawls and sweet iced tea Aunts, Grand-momma and our family. Afternoon showers, yes ma'am and please Precious are sweet Carolina memories. Magnolia trees fragrantly …

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Peeling Back Pride

Walking through breast cancer I deeply and passionately longed for one thing, to prove faithful to God in this. I promised to be true to every emotion, not to ever remain in a dark or difficult emotion but to embrace it, work through it and move forward with Christ at the center of it all. …

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Cast Your Care

Exhausted, longing mom of three Knows He loves them more than she. Raising single, unnatural indeed No Godly man for them to heed. Her Father knows the seeds she's sewn With sisters, friends, church.. not alone. Imperfections He does not record or measure But by His grace and blood they weather. Grateful to our Lord …

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Grateful …

Grateful for a day of purging. I haven't been well enough in recent months, and if I may be completely honest, I think it's actually been many years of difficulty that found me procrastinating and pushing things aside. " I will do it later." "I just don't have the energy or the heart." Two divorces, …

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