Let People be People – Let God be God

Let people be people Let God be God Simple Expectations left expecting of both man and God Why? Because I want people to act Godly, and God to act earthly Let people be people Let God be God Disappointment Anger Hurt Resentment These all dwell deep in unmet expectations Expectations I miss-appoint So Let peopleContinue reading “Let People be People – Let God be God”

You can have your Truth

You cling to truth wrapped tight. It covers your eyes, squeezes your breath. Your truth a bunker, no light to dance or welcome.  You can have your truth. And I my own. With its stories told so detailed I believe them all.  But there is only one.   One truth.  I know.  Its author is theContinue reading “You can have your Truth”

Wisdom has its way

Wisdom reminds me to pause in the midst. The midst of chaos. The midst of pain. The swirling depths that threaten loud.  Pause.  Notice.  Breathe.  And, marvel that I still can.  Yes, Wisdom cries clear and true. Wisdom asks me to listen to my own truth. The truth I share with others. The truth IContinue reading “Wisdom has its way”

He has risen. Dare we rise too?

We hide from that which we are afraid. Naturally. We shield our hearts, and minds from what we are reluctant to face. Conflict. Challenge. Discomfort. Yet, through the crucifixion we must face fear, abandonment, selflessness, sacrifice – all that humans reject as too hard, too impossible, and too far removed. Yet….be still and consider whatContinue reading “He has risen. Dare we rise too?”

Heard above minds restless din, so loud it is the only voice.

The beat, the words, the spirit, yes – LOUD MUSIC HELPS. Heard above minds restless din. So loud it is the only voice. Invited in, given space. Respite hallelujah. Loud music lifts soul up, hands raised closer to the light. Heart pages empty – waiting to receive. Minds sky door – waiting for the knock. YesContinue reading “Heard above minds restless din, so loud it is the only voice.”

Inspiration Seekers Wanted

I am pretty sure morning eyes should fly open eager. (More often than not.) I am pretty sure life abundant is not a bore. Spirit Life should quicken heart, lift feet, race pulse.  That’s what inspiration does. Inspiration = The process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creativeContinue reading “Inspiration Seekers Wanted”

What do God and Money have in Common?

The following is an excerpt from The Girl Who Played Chess With An Angel God’s like an itch that won’t go away unless you confront it, scratch it really hard, or numb it with an ice cube. You have to do something, and that’s where I find myself. It’s mostly Max’s fault. I have toContinue reading “What do God and Money have in Common?”

The Space Between Breaths

You have to be still to notice stillness. The space between breaths. The gentleness of God whispers.  You have to stop to hear the heartbeat.  Surrender to the moment, this one, right now. Fully aware, in tune, in sync, eyes wide open, heart flung free.  The presence of God. His presence, soft and peaceful. HisContinue reading “The Space Between Breaths”