#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-I Asked, You Answered

Troubling night. Each morning, reaching for my phone to silence the alarm, I read my morning devotion and prayers before anything else. Lord, I declared that I needed You, and indeed You heard the cry of my heart. Hmmm… by Marilyn Pagán-Banks | Let sinners be consumed from the earth and let the wicked be no more. Bless …

Needing to Learn Patience and Trust

This morning, I read a Chinese proverb that reminded me that "one joy scatters a hundred griefs."  My next thought was, "what can I do today to bring myself joy? I ask that question every morning. I will ask it, upon rising in gratitude, each morning for the balance of my days. I suggest you do the same.

#GentlyAngry-A Manifesto inspired by Romans 12:9-21

I believe in an Omnipotent, Omniscient, Omnipresent God, although the Perfect, Precise image I envision may not be yours. Nonetheless, my faith is Unceasing. Continual. Powerful. Undeniable. Even as I question it. I am grateful to have arrived at myself. I believe in love, and that it is a verb. I declare that I am …

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