the search for external validation is a slippery slope to pervasive self-doubt that will eat us from the inside out. Continue reading validate me, validate me not
Inspired by Psalm 23… Continue reading rested
‘you have to give something to get something’
‘no gain without pain’
‘true success requires sacrifice’
true or false? and to what degree?
how much must I let go Continue reading Sacrifice
Don’t look back, He said, lest you turn to salt;
it’s time to do new things, and forget the old –
every day is a new day – His mercies are new every morning… Continue reading salt
she stands at the door and knocks, the Alice in her wondering at the adventures that lay behind it, her feet twitching in excitement for the slippery dip Continue reading threshold
sopping up the dribble,
hands and feet, fretting
over every drop, its stain
on the floor, its presence Continue reading water-logged
My boat sits atop the ocean, the sky, and waves indistinguishable in the dead of night. I sense the wave coming and brace Continue reading Anchor
I have become quite uncomfortable with the level of humility God seems to want me to experience. Continue reading Humble pie
‘Just fake it till you make it’, they say, but who really lives this idiom?
Spoiler alert – as far as I know, no one does.
Definitely not me.
I get it though. It’s sometimes worth giving ourselves a pep talk, shooting from the hip Continue reading Fake it Till you Make it
I’ve been reflecting lately on the way we relate to God and what the experience of having a relationship with him might really be like if we move beyond the standard metrics we’ve come to accept. Continue reading Excuse Me, But Which Way to Encounter God?