Once upon a time,we listened to fairy tales about princesses and children who needed rescuing. We breathed sighs of relief when the handsome prince, the hero, or the timely resourcefulness of the captives, provided a way of escape. Courage and confidence defeated dragons and cancelled magic curses. The ending of the most memorable tales featured …
"You have my eyes and mannerisms. ""We share the same bathroom.""I named you." "We have the same mom and dad.""Our last name is the same."But I don't know you. Our houses are surrounded by invisible fences right now. Trapped "for the foreseeable future", we are experiencing an array of legitimate emotions, some of which must …
“How comfortable am I supposed to be on this side of heaven?” The challenge of our earthly life is to wait for what we know will come but cannot be at present: consistency, constant safety, and social unity.
My tears are an expression of empathy: weeping with those who weep...Our current reality is overwhelming and I, and you, need to unload our stress.
We strive for perfection. To be unanchored. Free to do, think, say, and become whatever we desire. Where are the boundaries?
Beauty in the midst of pain. Hardship in the midst of hope. Newness in familiarity. Rest in God as you regain your footing.
The tragedy of emotional pain can happen to any of us. How can we as a company of sisters help each other not fall into a living hell?
The problem we face, collectively, is that we cannot control what others believe. We despise this reality.