Category: beauty

THE THING ABOUT GRIEF

The thing about grief is that while you are suffocating, the rest of the world seems to be going on without you. But that’s just it. The rest of the world, the people you see smiling and laughing, they may be grieving as well. The thing about grief is that you can feel so lonely in your grief at times. Leaving a hole. And yes, … Read More THE THING ABOUT GRIEF

Tuned Out and Tuned In

Quiet. Unsettling. Different. I like it. One week into the social media break and it’s funny how it came after my 31 Days of Being Present in Real Life series. The one that I purposely did NOT complete. Yeah. God does have a sense of humor. So, here I am. Learning things about myself. Listening so much more to God. The noise is tuned … Read More Tuned Out and Tuned In

Streams of Living Water

{Day 16 of Being Present in Real Life. New here? Missed any of the posts? Click here for all of them in one place.}   John 7:38 ~ “Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” The water rushes swiftly across the rocks. The music of the waterfall sings like rain through the trees. The … Read More Streams of Living Water

Better Is One Day In His Presence

  I’ve loved the Psalms ever since I can remember. As a young girl in Sunday School class, I remember an assignment from our teacher. Come back next week and tell what our favorite book of the Bible was. Mine was Psalms. I remember well, going to vacation bible school with my cousin out of town. We memorized Psalm 23. I imagine that reciting … Read More Better Is One Day In His Presence

Seeing Those Around You

Day 2 of 31 Days of Writing   We were heading out for a free day. We had been doing mission work in New Orleans for a few days straight. Looking forward to walking the streets and seeing the sights. Off duty. A young woman sitting on the steps outside of the church we were staying at. Her hair braided up pretty. “I did … Read More Seeing Those Around You

Beauty in the Ordinary

Beauty in the ordinary. Ordinary beauty. It’s everywhere. Beauty tends to be a term that is reserved for the PERFECT things that we deem beautiful by our standards of judging. There is beauty in the ordinary. I step onto the pavement, and the breeze is blowing cool and crisp air, and I look down and see a very unique cone of some sort. At … Read More Beauty in the Ordinary

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