Forgive us our Debts

My mother was an artist.  She tended to her children the way she had tended to her doll babies when she was a child: she dressed them, arranged them, and used them as models for her paintings.  My father believed that sons were everything.  After 2 daughters and 4 miscarriages, I was the seventh disappointment. …

A modern day psalm

I was fortified. I consciously followed Jesus as my Pattern, I practiced the presence of God, I knew kenosis, self emptying...but, I was stunned silent. Devastated. I was knocked off my feet. Discombobulated! I was unprepared for the cruelty and jealousy In a 'religious' enemy of my soul. I was condemned and falsely accused. I …