again, surrender

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we are CALLED to more than we CAN do.   I've been working on this post for almost a month now, it's not been ready and there is still a lingering feeling of incompletion, but sometimes it's good to post from a place of not-quite-ready. This is such a small part of where I am but it's been a persistent splinter in my finger, causing shooting pains at whatever I have touched. It's been … [Read more...]

the best night of my life

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Heat lightning crackled in the sky, a large strip of it visible to the left of where I was sitting under the large tent. The deep ocean colors swirled in the layers of clouds moving high up, cool breezes occasionally glancing down upon us below, the sticky, sweaty ones. There would be a quick intake of breath, sitting up taller as if our spines were shocked, our heads tilted towards it, inhaling … [Read more...]

stupid things well-meaning people say

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Sitting  up in my seat with my laptop cradled, I worked from my favorite Fayetteville coffee shop earlier this week. It's the one I don't work from much because of all the faces that I know and good talk more than work happens, which is all fun but not always good when deadlines fast approach. I wished the dark corners of the shop were open but instead I sat framed in the sunlight from the … [Read more...]

Belief. {a very Wordless Wednesday}

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Belief. … [Read more...]