‘Yalla’ to Jordan!

‘Yalla’ to Jordan!

You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. You see me when I travel, and when I rest at home. You know everything I do. You know what I am going to say even before I say it, Lord. You go before me and follow [...]

Selah!

Selah!

“Oh,” said the devil to Martin Luther, “you are a sinner.” “Yes,” said Luther, Christ died to save sinners.” Thus he smote him with his own sword. Hide in this refuge and stay there: “In due time Christ died for the ungodly.” - Charles H. Spurgeon Me too! Yes! I am a sinner. I’m a broken [...]

Swimming against the current

Swimming against the current

  “More than sex, more than faith, even more than its usher, death, grief is unspoken, publicly ignored, except for those moments at the funeral that are over too quickly.” – Anna Quindlen Unspoken but not devoid of feeling in the hearts of those left behind. The gift of life demands that we take back [...]

Letting Go … Minimalismo!

Letting Go … Minimalismo!

"I want to live simply. I want to sit by the window when it rains and read books I’ll never be tested on. I want to paint (capture, create, commune) because I want to, not because I’ve got something to prove. I want to listen to my body, fall asleep when the moon is high [...]

Beauty for ashes

Beauty for ashes

He will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair. – Isaiah 61:3 In this world, we will encounter pain, loss and suffering. Not one person is exempt from trials and tribulations. As for me, adversity and suffering revealed itself to me at a tender [...]