Category Archives: Writing

When You Must Look at What You Don’t Want to See (meeting grace and truth in hard places)

Shutting our eyes is easier than opening them wide to the hard truth, because the hard truth casts light on what we don’t want to see. It’s a strange truth that people don’t want to see their own messes because if we look at them we think that will make us look messy. But a […]


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U R Created to Create (when the longings are real and what you want is honest)

There are plump raspberries, tangy almonds, dried apricots, cheeses and chocolates. There is wine, tea, and a gathering of women. My friend Tracy summons us a few times a year, teaching us to count our days. She calls it a “Bucket List Party,” and guides us to scratch out our dreams, as if the act […]


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U R my Beloved (looking through the lens of the Father’s eyes)

Beloved

Writing a book takes at least a year.  Or a lifetime. Beautiful Lies took a lifetime of believing people measured my value.  Broken by the lie that “I was what man thought of me,” I grasped for a clearer reflection of who I was.  Seeing myself through the Father’s eyes made all the difference.  In His eyes, […]


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U R All for the One (how working for an audience of One is worth it)

I lay my head to pillow, eyes red from screen daze.  Maybe I looked too long, at each word, each image, each line.  When the blog engine said the post had been “edited” 38 times, I thought, maybe so. Can’t sleep till I read the Word.  Open to my next reading, Luke 1.  Three sentences […]


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