Freedom Fridays

A Beautiful Mess

Well. Isn’t that an oxymoron? How could something or someone be both beautiful, and a mess at the same time? How can someone look young on the outside, but feel so broken in the inside? If you don’t already know or can’t imagine relating to this beautiful mess, then let me introduce myself.  Hello, my… Continue reading A Beautiful Mess

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Cynical Cyanide

I was pretty excited when my dear friend asked me to write for her blog. My first thought was, “God, I have so much to share about everything You’ve done for me!” I was convinced the Lord would lead me to talk about worship, His great provision, or His ever-present nearness in dark, difficult times.… Continue reading Cynical Cyanide

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Heavy Baskets

My parents divorced when I was very young. Because of the nature of their divorce, I never had a relationship with my biological mother. After decades of drug abuse and mental health problems, she took her own life before the Christmas of 2000. As you can imagine, even though we were estranged, her choices and… Continue reading Heavy Baskets

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Hwy 43 North

Traveling in Unfamiliar Territory Tomorrow is my 43rd birthday! I recently traveled from San Antonio, TX to Shreveport, LA to visit my mom. This was to be a familiar 7-8 hour trip, a route which I have traveled several times. I plugged my mother’s address into the GPS, gassed up, and headed north on Interstate 35.… Continue reading Hwy 43 North

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Trees

These past few weeks I've been getting back to looking at nature and particularly trees. Their structure, detail, shade and line. There is so much that goes into each tree. Like a specific poem. It has that casing we are familiar with but what will it say? What kind of writing will it have? What… Continue reading Trees

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Invite Him

Recently, I heard a close friend say in a sermon that, “God is always present but He’s not always included.” Immediately, I began to bust the myths that God is not listening or He’s just a little far from me. No. He’s a gentleman and wants to be invited in not forced. He wants to… Continue reading Invite Him

Freedom Fridays

Freedom Friday

Freedom Fridays

Freedom Friday

Freedom Fridays

Freedom Friday

Freedom Fridays

Freedom Friday