Giving Jesus My Grand Gesture

All I wanted to do was impress her. She was my hero at the time.  I can picture her in my mind---polished, professional, charismatic, beautiful.  When she walked into the room, there was a tangible shift---everyone knew she was there, everyone adjusted.  People clamored for her magical touch, her validation, her encouragement.  She knew how [...]

Closet of Fake Bravado

I have a civil war within my spirit.  I am an spiritual adolescent; this is made plain by how my inner dialogue is constantly warring against itself: This is so difficult.  I have never felt more alone. I can persist.  I can tell He's using this to make me stronger. I celebrate this season! I [...]