And then there are other days, when my heart can’t soar. Without reason or warning, the haze moves in and clouds my view. Too heavy, gravity pulls down with an increased determination. Like a foot pushing down on my chest if I try to get up: I’m stuck in the slump. My body moves “normally” […]
Someone asked me the other day who Jesus is to me. A friend? A warrior? A tortured naked man nailed to the cross because of my faults? (#biggestguilttripever) No…I couldn’t relate to any of those. I had to pause and think about that, like really reflect on that question for a few days. Jesus…Jesus…hmmm….who is […]
Maybe you’re wondering where I’ve been? Why the last time I blogged (before last Sunday’s Joy Restored) was almost 9 months ago? Huh, I only just realized the significance of 9 months. No, I haven’t been incubating a new human life…but in a way I think God has been doing that that for my soul. […]
There’s a Joybubbling in my soul quietly gurglingrising to the surface. A familiar Joy ReturnedRestoredReignited. Joy brims on the surfacewetting my eyessetting a spark in my soul. Flows through my whole beingsurges to my heartelectrifies my mindsets motion to my body. A long-held breathRELEASED. ALIVE! Alive with Joy.I am Alive!
Erika Maries talks about Emotional Self-Care tips from Julia Hogan’s It’s Ok to Start with You book.