..I had to tell God something that broke my heart-“If you have to take my son now, I will let him go.”
..I’m talking to you! The uneducated..the unsure.. The over educated, the most confidant. I’m talking to you!..
But the greatest lesson I hope I shared, the forgiveness from the King. And when time ends upon that breath, it's the only gift I take with me.
one last glance, and thou shall see something lost, forbidden thee. upon the trail of distinguished steps lies the ruins; to not forget.
Things change when you accept who you are.
..Words like adultery and divorce had made their way into the circle. Her kids were acting out, and that seemed to pose some sort of inconvenience to the group
I thought ‘who I am’ was wrapped up in titles and what I do, but I am very wrong. My identity is lovingly written on the palm of God’s hand. (Isaiah 49: 15-16).
..Whether I was folding socks or watering the rose bush, I was actively participating in a life that I’m trying to make sense of.
..my eyes were constantly glancing down the small stream that wound it’s way through the path. I reminded myself that the waters would, at some point, pour out into a body somewhere. I cringed slightly, knowing, in that space of openness is where I find myself often...
...My life has been a long stream of currents in the world of parenting, marriage, careers, and living. I’ve come to the end of those times in a way (except marriage)… I’ve come to the mouth of the river. I’m being dumped into the body of an ocean I’m unfamiliar in. As I find myself paddling for my life, I look around and see waves and waves of life around me...