when history & destiny intersect

Our scars reflect our history but they don’t determine our destiny; they’re the intersection where our pain meets the needs of others. David Cassidy I used to feel badly about my scars, both the visible and private ones. Not any longer. Without my life experiences, I would not be who I am today. I wouldContinue reading “when history & destiny intersect”

broken to life

He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. 1 Peter 2:24 ESV Jesus died for the broken. Those who were broken in ways beyond just what can seen: broken in spirit broken-hearted broken in the mind,Continue reading “broken to life”

His banner over me reads beloved

His banner over me is love. Wow! He calls me beloved. ME?! And as I have been soaking in that truth, and others like it, I realize that i have been the biggest hindrance to my receiving His love. Because I don’t feel loveable most days. I feel awkward, a misfit, out of sorts, stressed,Continue reading “His banner over me reads beloved”

now is the time….

Worship releases God’s presence into the atmosphere, wherever we are. And when God is there, all of Him- His character, freedom, love, justice is there as well. When we acknowledge God is King, number one in our lives, and our strength….He can move in ways we never fathomed or dreamed possible. When we are battlingContinue reading “now is the time….”

finding spiritual whitespace

There are times when you pick up a book, and you really have no idea what you are getting into. This is one such book. After the introduction, I will confess I was teary eyed with relief. I am not alone in how I feel. By the end of chapter 6, I was not theContinue reading “finding spiritual whitespace”

unfixed

I’m unfixed. And the truth is, that’s where God meets me – in the mess of my life, in the unfixedness, in the brokenness. Mike Yaconelli I am broken. and I know it. I need putting back together again from my long fall off the wall I hid behind for so long. Parts of meContinue reading “unfixed”