I had the opportunity today to contribute to the #loveis series over on the Facebook page for Sweet to the Soul Ministries . So thankful to share alongside some lovely ladies who have taken time this month to consider what the scriptures say about this thing we call love. My focus was on Hebrews 10:24: And… Continue reading Love: Join Together & Get Creative
Thinking in crisp, clear thought today about the center of my life, who used to be despised, rejected, misunderstood, hated, and ridiculed by me on a daily basis. Thinking of how he gave up everything for me. How he suffered for me. How he died in my place. Who do I love that much? For… Continue reading the best kind of debt-free
After seeing this sky tonight, all I could say was: I love you back, God. It reminded me of Shug and Celie’s conversation about how God is always trying to get our attention, so it just feels right to repost this: I’m Still Listening
Came across an old hymn today that I fell in love with. I was not raised in church, or anywhere near one for that matter. I am actually kind of thankful for that in some respect, because these songs of praise, many of which are hundreds of years old, are all new to me. I suspect… Continue reading deep and high and wide
All day yesterday I was listening to the song In Christ Alone, which rocks me pretty much every time I hear it. I can hardly listen to the whole thing without joyful tears streaming down my face at some point. With every line of lyrics I seemed to have a reel of commentary playing through my mind in a… Continue reading In Christ Alone
I met a new friend today. His name is Danny. I’m in love. It’s okay, you can tell my husband. I plan to. It started when I saw him this afternoon, while I was out and about going several different places across the city in a [failed] attempt to buy some new clothes. Not because… Continue reading Obedience: I’m in love, again.
If you’ve never read The Color Purple by Alice Walker, please go get it ASAP. It’s one of those read-before-you-die kind of books. Here is an excerpt from the book… it’s a conversation about God between two women, Shug and Celie: Listen, God love everything you love – and a mess of stuff you don’t. But… Continue reading Still Listening…