Tag Archives: letting go

Release

I am letting go of my anger, I am letting go of my need to please others who are out only to take.  I am letting go of my sadness, my disappointment and my shame for not “measuring up” to … Continue reading

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Invitations into

As my sons become more “men” and less “boys”, I find myself studying the world they will inherit.  It is unsettling to say the least.  A desensitized spirit has washed over so many, covering them like a blanket of fog and … Continue reading

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mourning

What do you do when the plan you had is 180 degrees away from the plan God is leading you toward? Tonight I wrote to a dear, sweet friend who is struggling with the loss of some life-long dreams and is trying to … Continue reading

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In the name of self or in the name of love?

Today the United States remembers Martin Luther King, Jr. Schools are closed, so are many banks.  People post quotes from him on Facebook and many public radio stations broadcast speeches King made during the Civil Rights movement. I grew up … Continue reading

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restoration projects

To satiate my desire to live in an old house I have been watching home improvement shows that focus on restoring old houses to their former glory.  The hosts match doors, hardware, light fixtures, and so on to the home, whether … Continue reading

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Loose grip

In the past three weeks my faith has been rocked in ways I never wanted it to be. My mom has been ill since October and took a deadly turn for the worse when her calcium levels in her blood … Continue reading

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give it anyway

I may have commented on this before, but it seems to bear repeating– in my heart at least. I am learning more and more about the way God “wired” me inside, especially since we began this crazy journey of Faith … Continue reading

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New and Old

The Old Rugged Cross and In the Garden circled round and round in my head and finally I did a search for the verses so I could sing them in their entirety.  As I sang I came across the hymn below.  … Continue reading

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Little by little

At night, when I finally lay down to sleep, my mind runs through past events. It often begins with my mind reviewing all of the ways I should have done something better in a situation. I have mentioned this before … Continue reading

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clean

I can hardly believe the year is over and yet, I can hardly wait for the new year to begin.  There is something to be said about being new. New crayons, still intact, blunt ends waiting for coloring sheets and … Continue reading

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