Dear Darker Me — A Letter Poem

I attended a conference once called Shattering Stigma: Mental Illness and the Church. In a session about anxiety, the presenter said one phrase that has stuck with me: “Don’t believe everything you think.” Just because a thought enters your mind doesn’t mean it is true. For me, that is especially the case when Darker MeContinue reading “Dear Darker Me — A Letter Poem”

When Truth Meets Love

“You say, ‘I am rich. I have everything I want. I don’t need a thing!’ And you don’t realize that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.” Rev. 3:17, NLT __________________________ If you would come to me and speak this boldly, I’d run you off.  “You have no right speaking toContinue reading “When Truth Meets Love”

About Barnacles and Masks

‘THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS ,  BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM  ME .” Matthew 15:8, NASB “Of all bad men, religious bad men are the worst.”  C.S. Lewis This singular verse is set in a series of other verses– it certainly does not stand alone.  When these come together, we realize howContinue reading “About Barnacles and Masks”