Posing: Bringing the Scaffolding Surrounding My Heart into the Light

“The platforms on the scaffolding I’ve built to surround my heart are fear and shame. It’s from these places that my greatest pose operates. In my ‘identities’ of religion, education, marriage and children, the collaborative pose or message is, ‘I have it all together’. The scaffolding I build, the pose I project, is a way…Continue reading Posing: Bringing the Scaffolding Surrounding My Heart into the Light

Space

I’m preparing to enter into one of the longest separations my husband and I have had to endure. As the weeks leading up to his deployment have come and gone, I’ve struggled to answer a simple question, ‘How am I?’ I’ve felt as though I’m numb. Maybe in denial. Or maybe it’s the peace that…Continue reading Space

Book Review . . . Talking to Jesus: A Fresh Perspective on Prayer by Jeannie Blackmer

I have the great privilege to review another wonderful book, Talking to Jesus: A Fresh Perspective on Prayer, by Jeannie Blackmer. The title alone caught my attention and I became excited to see what this book has to offer. Jeannie uses a unique and personal approach to a topic that can often times be tricky…Continue reading Book Review . . . Talking to Jesus: A Fresh Perspective on Prayer by Jeannie Blackmer