Lovely Thorns

Even if I should choose to boast, I would not be a fool, because I would be speaking the truth. But I refrain, so no one will think more of me than is warranted by what I do or say, or because of these surpassingly great revelations. Therefore, in order to keep me from becoming […]

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To all that is chaotic in you,

Originally posted on Purplerays:
To all that is chaotic in you, let there come silence. Let there be a calming of the clamoring, a stilling of the voices that have laid their claim on you, that have made their home in you, that go with you even to the holy places but will not let…

The recent racist fueled violent attack in Charlottesville did not awaken outrage within me as it easily could have, all things considering.  Instead, my first reaction was to pause and to pray for the family and friends of those who died, those who were injured, the community of Charlottesville, our government officials and for the people who’s hearts have turned to […]

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Today is a really good day to let go of the sufferings of the past and to embrace the wonder of what lies ahead.  When you look to the future with righteous expectations, you’ll always get that which you are looking.  Drop your stories.  They no longer serve you unless only as a reminder to see […]

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