love letter to the Beloved

Beloved, yes, I mean you. Please look at me. I am inviting you to come out of hiding and enter My embrace just as you are. My love for you? It’s not based on what you do, for I am not interested in performance as a basis for My love. My love for you? OverflowsContinue reading “love letter to the Beloved”

when mothering hurts

I have not always had the relationship I enjoy now with my mom.  We have both had to work hard at forgiving one another & leaving the past behind to enjoy our current relationship. She is  a treasure i continue to enjoy getting to know better. 🙂 Nor has being a mother always been smooth sailing.Continue reading “when mothering hurts”

wading through persuasion

So many times, on our hesitation to act, we can allow ourselves to become persuaded. If the counsel is prudent, we may avoid trouble ahead. If the counsel is not, we might be acquiring more than we bargained for. In the novel Persuasion, Anne Elliot has a whirlwind romance at the age of 19 with aContinue reading “wading through persuasion”

better tomorrow today

I am a creative person, which can be a danger at times when I lose my anchoring. Spending too long dreaming about the future can hobble your walk in the present. We were meant to dream…but with the dreams God has for us to be dreaming. Dreams that awaken our soul’s deepest longings and desires,Continue reading “better tomorrow today”

I belong to You, forever You have my heart

Just like you, I need to be reminded regularly how much I am loved. And just like you, I have come to realize that I can’t always have my needs met by those around me. I fall into the mindset at times where I expect my loved ones to ‘just know’ when i need toContinue reading “I belong to You, forever You have my heart”

pausing in the yearning

I have a confession to make. I don’t like waiting. In fact, I hate it. Like a wild horse, I have been in need of taming in this area. And with the brokenness that came from the taming at His hands, I have found a secret that helps me in the inevitable wait. Because weContinue reading “pausing in the yearning”

long

it’s hasn’t been long since I saw You last yet somehow it feels like forever The road seems to stretch despite my every step as I wearily attempt to make it back to You The sunrise clouded over, no stars nor sunset to be seen in the evening sky yet a glimmer of hope continuesContinue reading “long”