What is God’s will?
This question has followed me around all of my days, but today, “this” is the answer that I want to become better at accepting.
This place. This moment. This feeling. This body.
It seems that I don’t get to say what God’s will is for others even as I sometimes try to control or wrangle or direct. But today, one grace-filled nano-second at a time, I want to practice trusting that God’s will for me is in the holy now of This.
Sometimes I just need a little space.
It may be my prairie soul calling.
Who is to say how many times it takes hearing, “I love you,” to really hear it? Receive it? Accept it?
It was a year and a half before one day, in the midst of an argument with my boyfriend (now husband) that I heard it. My 10,000 plus one sounded like this:
“You know, just because we are arguing, we are not breaking up. You know that, right?”
No. I had not known that.Continue reading 10,000 + One
Kaboom. It sounded like large objects being tossed into a construction dumpster; a not so unfamiliar sound for us since we are still in construction here on Chevy Chase. Continue reading Tipping Point
It is not so large a price to pay
to see and step again
into and through
the small doorway of God’s peace.
It is the work we can only do from here
as our little selves;
mistaken mortals longing for Home.