The best part of writing is the part that is always aware, you- the writer, are only one part of an equation beyond comprehension. Creativity with God, always brings with it discovery and often delight…sometimes it can also bring something I find hard to articulate. Maybe it’s the soul itself seeking to commune directly with God. Maybe it’s God’s very presence moving in the one creating. I really don’t know. What I do know is, it’s when I feel His presence powerfully, like an unspoken joy…a hidden, beautiful, and secret treasure. At these times, all things really do seem possible. Unseen, plausible and precious things that go beyond words, pictures, paintings and song. Maybe the creative place is a secret garden where we meet with God. .. and He meets with us.
I give you, Ship Bound for Madness…
Although this may be a poem, it was also straight from my journal this morning. I want to encourage you to make time for your spiritual self to emerge by journaling your heart and prayers on your own journal pages. I have been feeling dry spiritually the past week…so for me this writing reflectsContinue reading “Seated in the Heavenlies (Lent 2016)”
And He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and began to pray, saying, “Father, if You are willing, remove this cup from Me; yet not My will, but Yours be done.” I am 12, kneeling on the floor of my bedroom, squinting while scribbling lyrics to a rock n’Continue reading “Planning but Trusting God in the Hard Stuff”
Lament for the Day Yes, I care about trees, disease sharks and bees and the unnecessary murder of innumerable babies- in the womb, or out.