It’s Easier Said Than Done

1. It’s easier said than done. My last post I discussed shifting from surviving to thriving. An awesome concept, truly inspired by the Holy Spirit. But this morning, as I laid in my bed after waking at 3:30, I realized my first point: it’s easier said than done. In this next paragraph I’m going to …

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After the Happily Ever After

I created this image in Canva after deciding to try my hand at competing in their fairy tale themed, #CanvaDesignChallenge. It seemed appropriate since I’ve been binge reading remixed fairy tales. This led me to consider what makes a good story? And why don’t we writers write more than an epilogue showing the happily-ever-after? The …

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Bare-faced Honesty

He knows all about us. He knows we are made from dust.Psalm 103:14 (ERV) DustI am dustDon’t look at meDepression eats away at meHoles appearing in my facadeJoy disintegratingHope trampled by liesFilling every space in my mindPain seats itself comfortablyI can’t live here in this spaceIn this caveOccupied by bleaknessHis hand reaches outBefore I even …

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The Dance Between Inspiration and Perspiration

Do you ever struggle with ego? You know. You want to be perfect and praiseworthy in your gifting, and you want to be inspired and in sync with God’s Spirit. So you work on your craft until you lose your inspiration. Or you wait for your inspiration only to find it has no place to …

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