“Lord, show me the plank in my eye.” That was me not too long ago, praying in my kitchen out of desperation.
Every now and then I have days where everything feels fuzzy and uncertain. It is almost as if I am living in a dream. But this dream is not one full of warmth and comfort, certainty and passion—it is a dream where all ease has passed away; I am left on the brink of uncertainty, … Continue reading When Life Doesn’t Work Out Like You Planned
Every task can be sacred. That's what I'm trying to learn.
Like most people in this world, I am terrified of failure. I fear failing the God I follow, the people I love and within the positions I fill.
I am good. I am not. I am nothing without fault. But I'm pure. No, I'm false. I am empty of all that's ought. See, I'm striving. I am grasping. But I'm still short of what's lasting. Yet I'm working. I am yearning. I am all fails, never earning. I am death. I am weary. … Continue reading The Tyranny of My Own Goodness
One morning after waking up AGAIN with that feeling of discontentment and anxiety, I decided to sit down and remind myself of some always-true truths.
Oh sweet submission, tis my delight. To turn myself over, whatever the fight. To yield and defer to Who loves me the most. And surrender my soul, my life, my voice.