Why you should relax your neck, uncover your ears, and open your heart

    This one verse spoken by Stephen is LOADED. He spoke these words when he was brought before the Sanhedrin and falsely accused of speaking blasphemy (ACTS 6:11-15). It spoke to me because I have been “stiff-necked”. When I have a stiff neck, I find it difficult to turn to the left or to … More Why you should relax your neck, uncover your ears, and open your heart

Rejoice!

I was thinking about words of encouragement for the month of August. What do I need to focus on in August? Something that will change my life for the better and something that I really want to do. The normal question “what are you grateful for” entered my thoughts. Yes, that’s something I want to … More Rejoice!

Here I grow

Mustard seed I be, underneath this cold ground, I just want to be found. Where is the light? To see it, I fight.   Yesterday: hard, hard ground. I pushed up. Today: moisture above my head. I lift up. Almost to the top. I can feel the warmth. The pulling heat calling me forth. Out … More Here I grow

A Love Letter

I sit at my desk, pencil in hand, hand on top of the pure white printer paper. I think about how I will tint the page with my lead. It saddens me as I think of how my innocence was blemished by negligence. In my ignorance, I did not know how to protect myself nor … More A Love Letter