Skeptical

Is that you, God, peering through the crap? Is that muck of life truly you in all your glory, or is it me kicking my dirt in your direction while you as the gardener examine how to make good use of such shi*? Is that you, God, burning within my core? Is it your holy...

Offering

Take my boat (yes, the one I’m still bailing) and use it for your teaching; turns out it’s no good for fishing anyway. Take my days (yes, the ones I’m grinding through) and use them for your witness; these days certainly aren’t turning for my...

Ghosts

Not the life of ghosts, O my God, but the life of being do I wholly seek. To live not in apparition or fleeting vision but in flesh and in tangible connection. Let dry bones crumble to dust; do not waste time rebuilding muscle but start fresh! Start fresh in me, I...

What to Pack

Jesus said to them, “When I sent you out without a purse, bag, or sandals, did you lack anything?” They said, “No, not a thing.” He said to them, “But now, the one who has a purse must take it, and likewise a bag.” (Luke 22:35-36a)...
Chaperoned by Peace

Chaperoned by Peace

I will appoint Peace as your overseer and Righteousness as your taskmaster. (Isaiah 60:17) Today, my “to do” list is not my own. It is governed by Peace, and she will review my list before approving or amending it. Peace has a perspective on life beyond my...

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