“Remember, the two-legged and the four-legged are made by the same creator. We are relatives.” -Cloud Dancing (from Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman) “No creature is undeserving of love. God reminds us of that.” –Today’s Gift from Hazelden It had been a long week. For various reasons, I was feeling especially lonely and disconnected. That’s kind … More Cat and Mouse
I have been working in downtown Chicago for a little over 2 years now. Most days before I go to work, I stop at my favorite Starbucks right off of Madison and Wabash to get my caffeine fix for my shift. I’ve been stopping at this same Starbucks for coffee, Frappuccino, cappuccino, espresso, or whatever … More Serving Coffee…Serving the Lord
Last Thursday, I was standing at the bus stop waiting for the bus along with a few other people. It was raining hard, and it had been raining all morning. A van came speeding by splashing water on the curb, and as a result splashed water on a guy who was standing close to the … More What Kind of Ugly Does God Like?
Greetings fellow bloggers, writing fans, and readers! (That made me feel important) 🙂 It’s the 7th day of August, and I haven’t even checked in with a topic for this month. That’s because I don’t have one! I have a couple of ideas, but I have been super busy in these first few days of … More Stuck in the Middle…In-Between
Happy Mother’s day to my mom, all mom’s, aunts, grandmas, animal moms, and all women who use creativity to give birth to new ideas… Today God, I pray for all mom’s and mother figures everywhere. I give thanks for my mom and all she has done and continues to do for me. I also pray … More Prayer For Mother’s Day
Today’s post is dedicated to you, if you believe in a Higher Power, no matter what faith you belong to. Have you ever felt that you were abandoned by God? If I am honest, the answer to that question for me is a resounding yes. There is a certain amount of shame that is associated … More Crisis of Faith: Spiritual Abandonment
In my prayer time, I asked God, why does it feel like my life is moving backwards? The answer I received was this: “Until you have complete Trust and Faith in Me, it will appear that everything is moving backward, when the reality is that you are moving forward in My Perfect Will.” That made … More Backward or Forward (Conversation with God)
Father God, please comfort me in my nights of loneliness. Please help me understand that this time is an opportunity to strengthen my love for You and deepen my connection with You.
Father God, I am asking for understanding in what you are trying to accomplish in my life through past and current circumstances. Please help me to not get stuck in circumstances and know that Your will and purpose is best for me.
Father, I am asking you for patience today. I am asking that you teach me how to have faith in You only. I know that You know my weaknesses and I am asking that You make me strong in those areas.