This is a place of ME. This is a place where I will let the walls down and be honest. Joys and stories or tears and heartbreaks, they will all be here. Devotionals to poems, my heart is open to you. I will love well. I will love you and honor you by allowing you into my brokenness and the truth that God has reviled to me. This is a place of Me.

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Onion

On the surface,
Confidently moving forward.
A life of purpose and direction.

A little deeper,
Smiles freely given.
Laughter and encouragement flow.

Deeper again,
Struggling to add one more ball.
Stress and exhaustion bleeding through.

Digging deeper,
Struggling to let go of hurt.
Anger and pain suppressed.

Even deeper,
Confusion bounces around.
Right and wrong argue.

Deeper once more,
The torment of emotions burn.
Fear and furry pushing through.

Deeper still,
Good is never good enough.
Guilt and darkness all consuming.

Dare to go deeper,
Failure obvious.
Self hatred and disappointment take grip.

Strength, Peace, Juggling, Frustration, Tension, Confusion, Fire, Shame, Loathing,
and Darkness.
All blotting out the Son Of Hope.
Tears of hopeless dreams tear at the soul.
Looking up from the void.
A small glint of Light.
Hope reborn.

Psalm 62:8
Trust in Him at all times, O people;
pour out your heart before him;
God is a refuge for us.

Galatians 2:20
I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.