Let it go

Woman, why do you weep? Were you there when they crucified my Lord? "Good Friday is such a sad day, all loss and cruelty, and you have to go on faith that the light shines in the darkness..." Designated days are a good thing. Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day...they are important days because, without …

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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. …

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 …

What I’m seeing today

That's okay; Jesus' blog isn't getting any 'likes' today, either. When people don't respond or answer my questions, I am left to wonder why.  If they are critical of me or discrediting me because of ...whatever...I cannot defend myself.  But there is freedom and power in that, because neither is what I say influenced by …

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 …