Frustrations and Expectations

“I should have just paid for the damn Uber.” My friend had been planning her trip to the airport for a week.  NOTHING was going according to plan, it was like the whole Universe was saying, “Give it up! Let me drive!” Public transportation was 45 minutes delayed due to mechanical difficulties, and she missed […]

Dark Dirt

Digging in the dirt Stay with me, I need support I’m digging in the dirt To find the places I got hurt – Peter Gabriel I was reading a little parable about a man who was looking for his keys under a streetlamp. A cop came up to him and asked what he was doing.  […]

Emotions

“There’s always complications, weird vibrations, frustrations, have patience” Sophie B Hawkins We all feel that way sometimes, “What’s the dad-gummed point?” Makes us wanna throw up our hands and go back to bed, or eat a lot of ice cream, or whatever our “zhuzge” is. Somewhere along the line, we learned that only good feelings […]

Surrender

Surrender is laying down your weapons and waiting further instruction. – Military definition When I’m struggling with God, my weapons are justification and rationalization, selfishness and self-centeredness, entitlement and expectation, bargaining and negotiating, judgment and critical thinking. I don’t want to surrender my weapons. They are mine and I know how to use them. What […]