Delusional No More

I grew up believing men would always be gentlemen and prefer to be courteous to women. I grew up believing anyone would choose love over hate. I grew up thinking no one would be cruel if it weren't necessary. I have been surprised by uncalled for hostility by men...young and old...whom I don't even know. …

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When I wasn’t looking…

...God forgave for me, my ex-husband's abuses; I don't need to recall them again. The sun has set on my fears of being broke; I find one doesn't die from loss. The statute of limitations for workplace grievance is long past gone.   (Lord, help me to be empty of all the rest, so that …

Device Protection (Reprise)

(Originally posted to TheViewFrom5022 in February of 2016) There is a tendency, these days, for people to make an almost knee-jerk adjustment from experiencing real and intense events, to suddenly detaching from that experience by putting a cell phone in front of their faces.  That shift from experiencing the moment to recording the moment, protects …

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 …