In Big Sky Country, we met there And during our five weeks’ time, Our souls expanded freely to fill the open air. Together, on our first day, when it was just us Friendship formed quickly, for I knew your vibrance and enthusiasm for life was contagious. Your laughter never knew loneliness, as my … Continue reading Big Sky Country
Why are we so terrified of feeling empty that we overstuff and overfill ourselves until that feeling becomes normalized. This feeling of discontentment, of not having enough… a feeling of tightness of chest and difficulty in breathing because your stomach is so expanded. So, in order to avoid the feeling of emptiness that continues to … Continue reading Desperate to Fill the Emptiness
[Reflection on an excerpt from C.S. Lewis's Prince Caspian.] Aslan and Bacchaeus and the wild people go through the town and with ivy they break an old bridge, a school house, and a desk back into nature. The power of simple ivy breaks and erodes bricks and man-made structures… a schoolhouse where boring half-history … Continue reading Unbound and Unshackled
Living the Li[f]e It’s frightening how alone she feels while in the midst of so many people she knows and cares for. It seems as this is a recurring sentiment among people. How is it that we can feel alone while surrounded by people we know and people we care for – not only … Continue reading Questioning Surrender and Surrendering Questions
Father, thank you for being. Thank you for gently teaching me more about you. Thank you for being in control. You are mighty. You are loving. You are true. You are faithful. You are good. You are beautiful. You are just. You are magnificent. You are strong. You are gentle. You are marvelous. You are … Continue reading You are.
I learned more about unity than division at churchI learned more about healing than being caused hurt I learned more about truth than dealing in lies I learned more about openness than masking inside --- I learned more about forgiveness than holding a grudge I learned more about joy than wallowing in mud I learned … Continue reading “I learned more about unity than division at church”