Faith

Day 5 {Share} – Finding My Way Back

As a writer, I’ve always been able to share openly and honestly my heart and emotions.  I think one of the things that makes a great writer is the ability to be vulnerable.  Sure, there are things that one must keep to themselves, but there are also times when God will call us to share the most intimate portions of our lives in order to help someone else.

Part of processing through my feelings and emotions is the ability to share the stirrings of my heart and know that I will be met with love and acceptance on the other end.  As writers, we share our words,  but we bleed our hearts

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Faith

When You Can’t Find Your Way Back

When I thought I lost me
You knew where I left me
You reintroduced me to your love
You picked up all my pieces
Put me back together
You are the defender of my.

I’m here. Barely. Thank you for your patience with me as I weathered a very stressful tax season at the office. The tax preparer we hired in the summer quite right before tax season started, and then our EA (my boss’s mother who started the firm over 40 years ago) got sick and so we were on our own the last three weeks. I put in a lot of overtime but we got it done, even though we had to put a lot of her clients on extension. We

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Faith, My 5 Minute Fridays

Place // Five Minute Friday

Thrilled to be writing among the beautiful Five Minute Friday community. This is where we write for just five minutes, on a word prompt. We don’t worry about perfection or making it just right, but rather allow the words to flow freely without over thinking. If you’ve never written for the Five Minute Friday, come join us. You will be glad you did!

There is a song that I sing that talks about Jesus coming to take His place in the center of my heart. It’s a cry for Him to come and inhabit all of the cracks and crevices, all of the voids and barren places. It’s a yearning

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Faith

Standing In The Middle

Today I was reminded of God’s presence in my life. Not just when I am sitting still and listening for His voice. But He is with me every moment of every day.

This verse reminds me of how God is always near.

The Lord your God is in your midst,
    a mighty one who will save;
he will rejoice over you with gladness;
    he will quiet you by his love;
he will exult over you with loud singing.
(Zephaniah 3:17)

What struck me most about this verse was the meaning of the word, “midst”:

midst: in the middle of. the middle point or part.

I’ve felt as if my life has been stuck between one place and

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