Unconsciously, I’d thought this was a performance. You do the hard prep work, you birth the child and then… Apparently I was waiting for someone to applaud and hand me flowers. They never showed up.
Help us, Lord
You weren't born in December Blah blah blah But you were born Thank you and amen I'm all for being able to accept the gift Life eternal looks good on all of us Maybe this'll be the year you wrap things up Amen again
Oh God of commandments too clear to question Commandments that usher us into your presence If we listen May the words of our mouths And the meditations of our hearts* Be transformed in your sight Indicative of our eyes fixed on you Our relationships led by you Our lives surrendered to you Oh God our …
We weren't created with the capacity to breeze through these times. Feeling is a gift, even when it hurts.
Be near us today
so close we can't ignore You
I'm remembering years ago when email still felt young and social media only existed in MySpace and that one thing with a name I can't recall that had thousands of people from Brazil. I wasn't yet saying everything out loud to my 1,698 friends/kind-of-friends. No. Especially prayer requests. When I had prayer requests, I would …