The deepest thirst in my soul is for relationship. To know and be known. I love to uncover the truth and beauty and perplexing contradiction in others and to see the same in myself. This pastime has kept me up deep into the night, kept me standing out in the cold and the rain, brought … Continue reading Hey, Girlfriend!
I have to tell you about Black Cat, my friend Taylor's cat. A couple of years ago, she adopted a tiny, homeless black kitten. Bless his heart, he was afraid of everything! She does like cats, but he was more of a charity case than she counted on. He lived mostly out of sight, moving … Continue reading Black Cat
My relationship with God has been quiet lately. The highs and lows, the ebb and flow of the emotional tide that ruled my inner world for so long that I didn't remember a time without it, has resolved itself into more of a broad river. I don't want to be super-spiritual about this: it's probably … Continue reading Dwelling
Breath on Paper small group is taking a break between semesters. We'll be back June 12th. So if the Son sets you free, you are free indeed. John 8:36 [WARNING: This blogger is having a rough week. Or it could be hormones. But isn’t that the same thing? Bless you, dear reader, for bearing with … Continue reading Free? What Is This “Free” of which You Speak?
When I committed to submitting a post for Reunion Week at BoP, I had no idea what the topic would be. Later, I find that it’s what seems to be my life’s theme: Wait Upon the Lord (she said through gritted teeth). This notion of waiting on Him is frustrating because there’s no accounting for God’s timing … Continue reading Weaving With the Dark Threads
“The next day we went on to Caesarea and stayed at the home of Philip the Evangelist, one of the seven men who had been chosen to distribute food. He had four unmarried daughters who had the gift of prophecy.” Acts of the Apostles 21:8-9 How can we tell that God is talking to … Continue reading The Daughters Who Prophesied
I’m going to be moving in a couple of weeks! The condo I presently live in is under contract, and the house I’m buying is almost ready. It’s a completely renovated 1950s, cedar-siding, 1,800 sq. ft. house right next door to a great friend and renovated to my own specs: it’s a huge blessing and … Continue reading Honey from the Rock