On Friday, February 11 th, 2011
There’s three on the sill, all open to light, all open for filling, all for what comes just as He gives it, and me just wanting to find corks, even now. Mama said it to me the other night, us sitting in her front room in a ring of lamp light and me ringing the rim of my cup of hot chocolate again, again. Me wondering if I made a wrong turn somewhere and now how to get un...
On Friday, December 10 th, 2010
I walk out of a Christian women’s conference and step oblivious right over a cross. I’m a woman rock hard and blind, a woman who forgets her own face, oblivious to the appalling miracle of rain that becomes wheat, bread in the mouth that becomes grace in the veins, of God taking my place when my sins are that I keep taking His, and honestly, I would have just kept walking s...
On Friday, August 27 th, 2010
Humility — what Jesus said we must learn from Him and learning takes practice and time and intentionality — does humility come in silence, in the barely whispered, “I don’t know,” in the saying little and simply listening? Is humility the only true beauty? I grieve the words I have spoken, the answers I have written, the quiet I have marred. For ...