A lovely and brilliant light source in my life said to me that I was a “diamond” in the way of a sweet compliment.  At first, I blushed and immediately shook my head in disagreement recalling all of the ways in which I was NOT a diamond by my own erroneous perception.  (Yeah, I still […]

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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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