Encores. You know, when the show is over, but you're just not ready to leave. This 31 days wasn't even my idea, God. This was all You. Now that I'm here, watching and waiting...yielded and still. See What I Did There? I ain't leaving. Remember when Peter, James, and John saw Moses & Elijah with …
A friend and I talk to and pray for one regularly. We were both surprised to realize that during this month when so many of us write for 31 days, today's messages were the same. Part of What Joins Us is that We See Each Other We are different. We represent the others. We talked …
I am grateful for my daily practice. Upon rising, I turn off my alarm, reaching for my phone to make my morning devotion and prayers.
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 …
You don't need to do anything. Your joy alone will strengthen your witness and you will have the capacity to change someone else’s life. Even when I believe I have little else, I never lose mt joy for long.
I seldom experience the anxiety that used to send me running, from the grocery store, out of my office, clawing at my clothes, gasping for fresh air. Oh, you didn't know that about me? Yeah, I'm that high functioning. "RESPECT. You Da MVP. Scratch That. You Are An Idiot"
My Dog is So Awesome I Wrote a Book About Him It started out as a dare, but I took it. Since 2014 when I finally published the book, I've continued to appreciate that God sent you into our lives, furry little angel. In loving you, I am reminded of God's Grace. Every interaction is motivated by a deep and abiding love.
I never stop when I should. I have never believed that the rules of self and soul care applied to me, even as I excoriate those I loved, "Do Better." I steadfastly refuse to take my own advice.
A repost from a while ago. Often, it's experiencing your own words through someone else's lens that makes them fresh again.
We all have the right, and the capacity, to Love (God). We simply need to grant ourselves permission.