A season of waiting. Much longer than any of us anticipated. Yet, I have been here before. Not in this same way of course, but waiting is not new to me. I bet it’s not to you either. It is an uncomfortable space. The lack of control in seasons of waiting is difficult to manage, … Continue reading The Panic Button
Awake, awake! Stay awake at all times, praying for strength. I am pouring out a deposit in this time of waiting. Will you receive it? The strength you need. The eyes to see. The heart of joy. The place of rest. A deposit to be withdrawn in the days to come. A deposit of compassion. … Continue reading Awake, Awake!
Dear Covid 19, I see you. The way you hang in the air like a storm cloud, just waiting for someone to walk through your invisible mist. I see how you race to snatch the breath out of their lungs before they even know you are there. You are a brutal bully. Always looking for … Continue reading Dear Covid-19
I was in Asia a couple of months ago, and it seems like it’s been a lifetime since then. While I was there leading a mission trip, our hosts put together a cultural presentation with some of the traditions of their tribe. The story of the tribe, which used to be headhunters, and how they … Continue reading Sparrows
We are the .03%. We are the elderly ones who are not as strong as we used to be. We are the ones who can no longer remember who we are. We are the ones whose biological makeup was permanently altered by chemicals, which saved our lives from cancer. We are the ones whose organs … Continue reading From the .03%
My friend Terry lost her husband yesterday. It is the first Corona death of someone I know. I have heard that by the time it is over, we will all know someone who has died from it. I know several who have battled this foe. Some of them are in ICU to receive critical care, … Continue reading The First Corona Death
This is a pivotal time in history. The word unprecedented has been used to describe what is happening, and it is an accurate description. There is no precedent for this. We are all in new territory, and with it comes the unknown future. Currently, we are uneasy and anxious for what the new reality will … Continue reading The Post-Corona Age