Marriage: A Holy Mess (5MF)

Marriage isn’t perfect, because people aren’t perfect. So I ask myself why would I expect  perfection when there might be more right here in the messy reality. I think there was a time, ya know, BM…Before Marriage (not Bowel Movement) when I thought  there were certain things that guarenteed security, in marriage and life. AndContinue reading “Marriage: A Holy Mess (5MF)”

Friend: A Holy Connection (5MF)

  Friendship is a safe place, where one can lay back, arms behind the head looking up at the clouds as they pass, say nothing, and all is good. A friend is one who never gives up on you, a million graces given for no other reason than they accept you. Just. As. You. Are.Continue reading “Friend: A Holy Connection (5MF)”

Ode to the Index Card (Joy)

Honestly, I am weird. It’s ok if you agree, but as I pondered Lisa-Jo’s prompt today, I held in my hands a pack of 100 freshly pressed, brand new Index Cards and they brought me a ridiculous, undeniable joy. Stationary, pens, cards are all grand, and truly I love them all… but consider the IndexContinue reading “Ode to the Index Card (Joy)”

Choosing the Direction of My Gaze

 But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us,  even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—  and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so thatContinue reading “Choosing the Direction of My Gaze”