Tonight at church we took communion. We acknowledged and celebrated, again, that Jesus become human and that He died for us. We lamented our sins and celebrated our forgiveness. We acknowledged our old life and celebrated our path toward righteousness. In the time of preparation I prayed about a couple different things. I started to … Continue reading Here’s the thing about infection
Help me. Turn my selfishness to selflessness. Turn my frustration into patience. Turn my pride into humility. Help me to actually think about others more than I think about myself. To have my eyes opened to how I can be loving the people around me. To shove aside thoughts of myself long enough to … Continue reading Here’s the thing about growth
I sat by the sea with a friend I met once and then followed around the world. We watched the waves crash on the sand, each lost in our own thoughts of how great Thou art and oh how He loves. “I love the ocean,” the traveler said, the sand of so many beaches and … Continue reading Here’s the thing about the sea
i am grateful for sermons preached by pastors in suits and ties heard by congregants sitting in dresses in pews. i am grateful for sister friends who preach about hearing God’s voice with no shoes on while i listen from my spot on the floor. i am grateful for dread locks and the men and … Continue reading i am grateful (for the body).