Category Archive: Church


::What would happen if one woman told the truth about her life? The world would split open.:: {Muriel Rukeyser} this isn’t a feel good holiday post. my religious scramblings are not all tied… Continue reading


somehow life has brought me to this empty hall I see pictures of times gone by mementos of long ago faces sharing a life who will witness these beautiful ones? who will witness… Continue reading


“I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland ~ pain swirling around me make it stop silence pierces the void what do… Continue reading

{too much}

See, the thing is, just because Christianity as a spiritual and social entity has traditonally acted as a kind of catch-all for vulnerable people, doesn’t mean Christianity as an institution and culture is… Continue reading

{Cup of Cold Water}

but then i am seen
someone finally looked my heart in the eye
compassion came forth
beauty turned their face towards mine
love still exists
softness of a soul undone

{Gratitude in Unusual Spaces}

I am grateful for an aching body, it means I am alive and whatever these pangs are, whether physical, spiritual, or relational, they are real, they are me in this moment. I am… Continue reading


  I remember the taste the feeling of nearness the rush of your spirit tingling as I was aware   cut to the bone now tattered and worn your face a memory you… Continue reading


Wars inside Invisible externally Internal shreds of a life Seen but not really Heard but not witnessed Passed over as I lay bleeding Does no one care to lend some aid? Can anyone… Continue reading

{Chasing A Wild God}

:: “We live our lives before the wild, dangerous, unfettered and free character of the living God.” (Walter Brueggemann) ~ “Then he isn’t safe?” said Lucy. “Safe?” said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear… Continue reading

{Catch Me}

  i hear the pouring rain outside my window i want to go out and stand in it feel the water hit my skin i need to feel something good something that might… Continue reading