A Blossom of Thought

How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! I can’t even count them; they outnumber the grains of sand!Psalm 139:17-18a (NLT) How many times have I thought that I couldn’t hear God’s voice or feel God’s presence, then berated myself for not spending time with him? That’s how I came …

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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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Learning About The Holy Spirit From Mary

I am so excited about this post! I was going to continue my train of thought from my last post Who Are These Christians Anyway?. Which was my attempt to explain to non/pre-Christians that the only difference between us and them is the saving grace of Jesus. Though that statement falls short of explaining the …

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Trees: The Spirit Tree

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) The novel I am writing and this series of blog posts, is inspired by this scripture. In my story I’ve named the tree the Spirit Tree. Even though there is …

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