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Tag: pain

She is perfectly flawed

Her ways seem flawed to those who don’t know her. Here comes judgement, gerunds tearing her down. Her bones skinned bare, her scars now visible. That translucent skin evaporating amidst […]

So today I choose

God is a promise keeping God. He is ever faithful. When we are going through the hard times, it’s difficult though to see that anything could be good. I wish […]

The wall between us

Some days are tough. They are more than we bargained for and it takes every ounce of energy to get even the simplest task done. The truth is, depression hurts. […]

Alone isn’t lonely

There is a misconception that those who are alone are lonely. What I have come to learn is that alone and lonely are two different things. You can be surrounded […]

Forgive them

Forgiving others who intentionally seek to harm us is beyond difficult, for the weak are loud and seek quarrel. They wish to hurt. Strong people do not retaliate, rather seek […]

Someday you will

This past year has been a year of blessings, a year of new doors and new beginnings for some. While for others, it was yet another year of searing pain, […]

That PICU nurse LIFE

No one can understands what a PICU nurse feels, thinks, and experiences.. that is, besides her PICU coworkers in her moments of true devastation. It’s Pediatric Nurse Week, and some […]

Yet, you do not know

You know my name, you have called it before. Do you know what I have done, or have you heard from others? Yet, you do not know my story. I […]

Μου λείπεις.

My heart is yearning for you. “Μου λείπεις” You are missing from me, my beloved, You are missing from me. In Greek you don’t say, “I miss you”. It is […]

Why did God love King David?

At times it’s hard for me fully comprehend how God could love King David as much as He did.  David began as a nobody.  His story wasn’t so significant.  That […]

Fernweh

There is a deep longing ache inside my heart. An ache for the unknown. The Germans said it best, “fernweh”. I don’t think the American English translation does it justice, […]

When you’re in the wilderness

Sometimes it’s hard to pray. I’ve gone through seasons where talking to God just seems difficult. And I wonder, how is God perceiving that moment. I imagine it’s painful for […]

My.Darling.Cessna

The world just seems to go on. People will continue to go to work, they eat and drink. Sometimes they dance and sing. The Earth seems to stand still even […]