Darkness... I expected darkness. It was my middle of the night bathroom run, but the world was lit up by the light of the full moon so low and close. It was still there in the wee hours as I drove to school. The beauty overwhelmed and blessed me. It reminded me of Isaiah's declaration, … Continue reading Darkness (FMF Link Up)
Rush... At first I don't notice because it has always been my default movement, and way of being, rushing here and there even in my mind, hurrying about. But over the last few years I have tried to be more intentional in my presence, more intentional with my movement and thoughts, more ordered, less chaotic, … Continue reading Rush (Link Up with FMF)
Last... Such an interesting word that invokes so many emotions. Some lasts we know are the last: the last piece of candy or pie, the last day of work, last time to do something, or see someone. Depending on the feelings towards it different emotions can fill that time of last. I think of the … Continue reading Last (FMF Link Up)
Deep... "The purpose in a man's heart is like deep water, but a man of understanding will draw it out." Proverbs 20:5 There is a deeper narrative in this world that was set before time. That deep narrative is set in our hearts. Until we are connected to it, we will not experience true peace. … Continue reading Deep
Why? Such a tiny word that either gives purpose or causes trouble depending on how and when it is being asked. The grieving parent, sibling, relative, or friend over a tragic loss of another, or traumatic event asks with anguish... why? The worker laid off or let go...why? The person who thought the relationship was … Continue reading Why?
Pace... In high school I ran track. I started with winter track and the coach just stuck all the girls in the 55 meter sprint, regardless of what our abilities were. The pace was super fast and the race was over before it really began for me. This did not deter me from joining Spring … Continue reading Pace (FMF Link Up)
Middle Middle of life Middle of transitions Middle of launching a child Middle of grief Middle of trying to figure out what is next Middle... is it really the middle? Only time will tell. I am thinking that middle is sort of an illusion that we like to hold onto when we no longer can … Continue reading Middle (FMF Link Up)