Band-Aids over bullet holes

Bandaids don’t fix bullet holes, you can only cover up what has hurt you for so long. -Austin Dennis Yesterday, I took a direct hit. And boy it hurt. I couldn’t address the wounding in the exact moment due to my shock, but bandaided myself in a stop gap measure as best i could andContinue reading “Band-Aids over bullet holes”

when words fail

Hearing about how Christians are being persecuted, tortured & killed for their faith hurts. For we are one body, one bride, one church in Jesus. And when one part of the body hurts, the whole body feels the pain. Sure, those closest to that part may feel it more intensely, but when the part isContinue reading “when words fail”

3 ways words pack a wallop

Many of us can recall a time when we were hurt by someone else’s actions. But we likely all can remember a time when someone’s words hurt. Words bypass race, size, religion, gender, class and strike right at the heart of us, often before we know it. There are three ways we can be woundedContinue reading “3 ways words pack a wallop”

free to choose

Freedom has been calling out since losing Eden. With the beginning of work came the lie of self sufficiency. We can do out all on our own. And when we fall, over and over, freedom stands nearby, waiting for our word to step in and help us out from the pit we created. We haveContinue reading “free to choose”