Tag: faith

still i rise | no. 1

{2018 - there is no fear in love. but perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. the one who fears is not made perfect in love. 1 john 4:18. // why still i rise?} dear january -- i. doom or closed … Continue reading still i rise | no. 1

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slipping by | pt. 9

dear september -- i. paralysis... worry and fear paralyzed me. oh no, Father... not again. but yes, it seems. yes... again. iii. pride... pride got the best of me, and i could feel it. i was running on a performance cycle rather than a serving heart. … Continue reading slipping by | pt. 9

slipping by | pt. 4

dear april -- iii-vi. you've shown how sometimes the highest of highs foreshadows times of brokenness and weakness. moments that cloud my head with pain, that heave my chest with despair. you've shown how every death leads towards a resurrection. you gave me just enough strength to endure. … Continue reading slipping by | pt. 4

slipping by | pt. 1

dear january -- xii. something about the frigid temperatures that you bring, mixed with raw emotions based on unfortunate circumstances, and unsettling social media dms that don't quite sit well in my being... made me slink back into emptiness. xiv. beauty broke free that evening. the … Continue reading slipping by | pt. 1

139.

O God, you know everything about me. you know when i’m fully engaged and full of whimsy and when I am frustrated, beaten down, and exhausted. you know when I am excited and when i am upset. you know when I am content and when … Continue reading 139.

a rub on your shoulder

precious one, dear one... if only i could hug you and embrace you. but i fear you're too distant, and everything i do seems to bounce off as if i didn't even try. listen to me. i do. i understand what you're going through. you … Continue reading a rub on your shoulder

calm the waves

Jesus, calm the waves just as You calmed the sea calm my waves... day to day i struggle to know if i will sink or float. but oh, Father, calm the waves give me faith to venture out like Peter and walk on the water … Continue reading calm the waves