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 …

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. …