Tag Archives: redemption

stay

for the longest time i’ve been a runner. i’m not talking about the kind that runs for fitness, but the kind that runs for cover.               for most of my life, my heart and soul could never see the way out … Continue reading

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versions

you’ve gotten the real me.                                 and my attempt at offering the authentic, unedited version of me.                            you’ve seen my ponderings and read my words and understand that i am pretty much a mess. but a beautiful and redeemed mess.  i … Continue reading

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words

everywhere she looked she saw words. so, like an artist puts oil on a canvas, she painted her world by putting beauty into words. so i paint with my pen.                        … Continue reading

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drenched

it was a sunny, August morning when my daughter and i set out on our walk.  we were deep in conversation and miles from home when the storm hit.  somehow, we didn’t see it coming. summer storms are like that.  … Continue reading

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hearing

                                      ” Jesus knows the trauma of being human in a fallen world.  He walked into the darkness, where we cower, where we fight to pretend all is right, where we busy ourselves to avoid hearing, where we frantically grasp … Continue reading

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final say

she made her way up the cliff…pulled by strong and unseen Hands.  then she stood straight and breathed the clean air.  at the top, at this place it all looked different. even though pain and grief had left their mark…the … Continue reading

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rescued

the headlines have been hard to ignore lately.  boats, planes and lives lost to the sea.  swallowed up and gone.  and those who are well acquainted with sea faring know that what the ocean claims, she rarely gives back.  it’s … Continue reading

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