I wrote this post six years ago on this very blog. I woke up this morning and thought that it might be worth re-posting just in case someone needed to read it: It is no secret that the past few weeks have been difficult.… Continue Reading “Living in Color…Again”
I recently spoke with a beloved friend experiencing emotional pain due to a family interaction. Her sentiments were familiar. This interaction was similar to an older one, and it brought forth latent feelings of ontological insignificance. “I don’t matter.” Isn’t this something we can… Continue Reading “You are the Masterpiece”
I went to my mailbox a few days ago and discovered a post-Christmas package. I love getting letters and packages so I tore open the padded envelope and found that one of my cousins had given me a book. It must be said that… Continue Reading “Hard Sayings and Love Songs”
I have something a bit controversial to discuss in order that I might make my point so buckle up if you are easily offended or sensitive. I came across a ministry founded by Robert and Susan Irwin called Become One Flesh. They have a… Continue Reading “Outer Limits and Beyond”
How you see yourself is not necessarily based on the truth but rather through a series of filters activated by life experiences. What might we really look like and who might we really be without the filters?
The healing process is painful, exhausting and time consuming, but, ultimately, the process is uniquely ours whether we wanted it or not.
Our lives can be viewed metaphorically as a landscape populated by a thriving city or by ruins. For better or worse, it is up to us to make do with what remains be it clearing away dumped rubbish, repairing old but sound structures, tearing down ruined buildings, or rebuilding boundaries. It is a worthy and necessary endeavor made more meaningful when done in a loving community committed to our success.