I’ve always had this problem with people who say that they deal with anxiety as if it were a disease. “Come on, just trust the Lord and he will take it away!” Well, life has a way of stuffing our judging back into our mouth and making us chew it up. We get to taste… Continue reading MY BATTLE WITH ANXIETY
I have a favorite word. There is basically no area of life that it can be applied to that I do not appreciate this word. My word is Organic. I love organic farming, organic cotton, organic toothpaste, organic clothing, organic fertilizer, even organic bed sheets! I love friendships and personal growth that happen organically and… Continue reading WHEN AUTHENTIC LIVING IS NO LONGER AUTHENTIC
One, two, three….long pause & I open my mouth to sing. My lips stretch, my tongue stabs at the air but no words come out, only halting gasps; short, silent cries for escape. My eyes dart back and forth searching for a familiar face, a nod of approval, a smile even from a stranger. Anything… Continue reading MEMORIES AS A FEARFUL CHILD
Do not give power to what you hate by hiding it! Do not keep safe what should be destroyed. Do not fear what will happen when your secrets are brought into the open, fear what you will become if they are not. The darkness closes in around me, I know this place well. I… Continue reading COULD LIGHT BE WORSE THAN THIS?