Perfection makes impossible demands Leaving you parched Thirsting for drops of validation Begging to be understood To be seen To be heard But, dear one, do you know how lovingly you were formed? Every hair numbered Your life purposed Your very existence a reflection of God's glory You are the apple of His eye In … Continue reading Do You Know?
Keep reaching for the Light, something beautiful is ready to bloom. “Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”- John 8:12
Tis the season, friends. And no doubt it’s...different. I found myself close to ‘Bah Humbug’ until I was struck by the words of an old familiar carol: 🎶God rest ye merry gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember Christ our Savior Was born on Christmas Day To save us all from Satan's pow'r When we were … Continue reading Tidings of Comfort and Joy
Grateful for... “The gift of life and perspective”
2020! What a year...and it’s not done yet. The highs, the lows and so many firsts, including the first (and probably now second, third....) time my kids have really seen me cry. I’m the mom with the schedule and lists, always with a plan. I’m the mom that hovers, hugs and holds hands. I’m also … Continue reading Letting Them See Me Cry
Likes & loves Clicks & shares Fans & followers This became the value of their life Perfectly lit selfies Outrageous opinions Shameless self promotion Platforms built on illusions & lies Identities lost Souls sold for relevance-LAS
Inspired by wise words from my brother Alfonzo Jones II Subtle liesMasked as comfortIn cushioned cagesWe become prisonersWorshipping at the altar of safety. But Freedom calls toLeaps of faithFlights of fancyWalks on water Courage under fireDepths of valleys Heights of mountainsA Life in full bloom
Life is busy. Heads down, noses to the grindstone, we're marching through the day. And sometimes we forget to simply...Look Up. Find beauty and inspiration in the details.