Tag Archives: waiting

The Squirming Place

The squirming place lies between prayers sent, and answers that come. It’s when I’ve called out and even surrendered my will, but there’s silence. I can feel the anxiety and suffering, yet relief is only hoped for. Why does God … Continue reading

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A word I don’t like.

Cancer. Yuck. I heard it growing up regarding my grandfather. I was about 9. Not long after, I heard it again: my uncle, my grandmother, my two older sisters. It frightened me. The biggest shock came in 2010 when my … Continue reading

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End of me, best place to be!

Today I am just at the end of me. I don’t have any more bright ideas, and I don’t have much energy to care. I don’t think I can possibly push through, I don’t even feel like I can cry. … Continue reading

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Afraid? Fear not.

Some 300 times in scripture God says “fear not.” In other words, “have peace, you can trust Me!” Angels appearing, crisis happening, things that clearly cause fear… and God says, “don’t, stop.” I have been in scary situations, such as … Continue reading

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Coming home

After nearly a year and a half in California, I moved home. The Atlanta Ballet had offered me a job and so, I flew back to my old bedroom and my purple VW. At 19 my father had lovingly stated, “you have … Continue reading

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Be still

I took a nice long walk this morning, talking to God. Thankful for blessings, amazed over answers to prayer and frustrated that some issues continue… after years. I thought of the prodigal son‘s father- watching, waiting. I think most parents … Continue reading

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I Give Up!

For this new year – I give up! My will – for His. My need to know why – for trust in His plan. My want list – for His desire. My timetable – for His timing. I am surrendering … Continue reading

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Solve It and Move On

I love solutions. Answers to my questions. Quests that have an end… I don’t love continual search without conclusion or seeking and seeking leading only to more questions. Yet God, leaves me in the quest sometimes. He allows the wait so … Continue reading

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and when you don't see change…

Free-will means life has choices. Choices mean consequences. And consequences are hard to watch. Especially when those consequences hurt someone you love . “Some folks just seem to do things the hard way,” my mom used to say. The whole process makes me hate … Continue reading

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Persistence 

We have this bird… that’s rather annoying. He’s been tapping on an outside window for over a WEEK. He shows up at daybreak and begins his daily vigil of jumping up and pecking the glass with feet splayed. It was … Continue reading

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