When someone we know is stuck, hurting, broken, confused, lost, and alone, we must reach out to the souls left out on the margins, detached and isolated from a world who does not understand.
In my mind, I was hiding in a dark closet that Jesus would never step in. When I say these words aloud, I imagine there are many people with issues I am unaware of, sitting in a closet somewhere, thinking Jesus would never enter, too.
#inhonorofcarrie In 1977 I saw the first of the Star Wars movies on the day it opened. Something I would do for most of the Star Wars movies which followed. At the time I lived in Baltimore. After making some hospital visits one day, went by this old run down theater where the movie had just opened. Believe it or not, I was about the only person there. The multiplex’s and long lines were unknown that day. No one knew what this new science fiction movie was about. It was so different from other movies. It portrayed an unreal world in a realistic way. The characters seemed so human with their faults and flaws.
So it was with Carrie Fisher. Early in life she was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder. She used her fame as Princess Leia as a platform to make bipolar disorder visible, to bring it out of the…
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I'm beginning to see that whatever title life gives me, God has given me the strength, courage, ability and motivation to be just that. I don't get to be one without still being the other.
Oh the joy of aging. We look up and down in the mirror. Somethings look down and keep looking down, hello gravity!
That's all I have to say about that.
As mom, we carry so very much on our shoulders, I’m not sure how, but we do it valiantly. So today, I’d like to tell you, you are doing an amazing job!
as the shade of day fights to hold on.. yellow fades and in comes a misty blue..
We are incapable of such forgiveness without God. When you chose Christ, you chose the Spirit to live within you, and it is that Spirit that brings us through our pain and circumstances into a complete forgiveness- over and over.
What I found through this intentional journey was that I wasn't building a bridge to close the gap, but I was building a bridge to the other side, away from the fear, the chaos. And when I crossed that bridge- I burned it down!