Girlie’s favorite time of the day, one that she fusses and whines until it happens … the time when she gets to spend just she and her daddy, snuggling in her daddy’s lap before dinner time. She snuggles in to his chest, feeling secure, feeling loved, feeling his strong presence. Daddy’s presence is enough to… Continue reading A good, good father ….
I have caught myself saying this phrase over and over again lately. Circumstances keep bringing me to it. Weird things, things out of the blue, hard circumstances that feel like they have a purpose, and are pointing me somewhere. Things from the past and things in the present. “My name is not Job” I tell… Continue reading my name is not Job …
Worship is …. A bended knee A life worth sharing A spirit of service An offer of help A listening ear Worship is … A heart of surrender A caring spirit A kindness that transcends circumstances A love that overcomes Worship is … Eyes closed… Continue reading Worship is …
I love questions. I am a very curious person, just ask my parents. My favorite word was “why” for many years. Some questions show curiosity and teachability. I welcome those honest questions. I want people to understand and know about girlie. I want people to ask. But … Some questions just don’t. Some questions add burden,… Continue reading Mom
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Courage is Staying and not quitting Courage is Waiting and not worrying Courage is Watching and not hovering Courage is working, regardless of energy Courage is Going back to hard places Courage is Going back despite the looks, ones from the corner of… Continue reading Courage
The gut punch The tears The shutting down The running away All my reactions to my disappointment. I might as well own it, it is my disappointment, no one else’s. It is my feeling, my reaction, my expectations not met. Doesn’t matter who or what cause it. Could have been me Could have been my… Continue reading disappointment
A little girl looks at girlie with wide eyes and looks at me frowning, and says “what is wrong with her?” Ah, this is the moment. The defining moment, the teachable, honest, powerful, and holy moment. This is the moment God ordained for all 3 of us, girlie, me and this little child. How do… Continue reading the questions of children