My Divine Familiar

He shepherded me out of a broken career and into the light of the writing-life I was born to live, so of course, many of my best stories were about him.

#31DaysofWatchingGodMove-Everyday I’m Hustling (warning-language)

I wake up every morning feeling fragile. I do not obsess over my mortality; rather, I am grateful to a larger extent each day the gift that my life, health, and strength are. I Do Not Take Life For Granted. Still, I stride boldly into each day, chin out. It's a farce, but it works. …

#31DaysofWatchingGodMove-Be Still. Caring for Yourself is Enough

Until recently, I would get upset with people for not appreciating the knots I insisted on tying  myself into on their behalf. Ma'am, Who Asked You To? I was socialized to self-sacrifice. I would give, expecting balance. Not quid pro quo, but certainly not what I got. What I received in response was entitlement. Additionally, …

#31DaysofWatchingGodMove-Trusting God More than My Fears

I Am Up Early, Writing. The Universe will teach you patience, whether or not you request the lesson. Omnipotent, God cares not for your sense of urgency. You May Choose Resistance. Call it Gravity. Call it the Borg. Resistance is futile. 20 days of watching God, and this one thing is clear. We are ephemeral. …