Great Again

  • Posted: June 6, 2016
  • I looked down, using all possible restraint to not bite back, to avoid defending myself, and simply repeated my previous response, “Please don’t text me anymore right now. Have a good time tonight with the boys.” Then I tossed my phone onto the countertop, face down, and walked away.

    This small act of letting go, of non-response, would have felt impossible five years ago. I hate tension and naturally scramble to pacify aggression. I’m also sensitized to accusation, and my … Read more »

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"Faith is like the bird
who feels the light
and sings while the dawn
is still dark."- tagore

"You will never use your own volition - the force of your will - more dramatically than when you agree with God to start forgiving.

Forgiveness is not about feeling, it is about willing. .. It is power. It is the ability to withstand the pressing, quaking gates of hell."- beth moore