When love is war and nothing’s fair

  In  scripture, onto Shakespeare, through rock and roll, and again in every home and glance, we witness: “love hurts”. Somehow, between Love speaking beauty into being and fragments into form, the hope and legacy of love has become twisted. Promises broken. Children slain. Vows despised. And then…repeat. The past years have presented me with … Continue reading

To follow up….

The following is a brief follow-up to last night’s post. Thank you so much for the comments and emails– encouraging. Today was intense. And so worth it. We started the day: Early. and with another snatch of the sugar jar (how…?) and with a bucket of clay face mask dumped on what was left of … Continue reading

Guest Post at Our Journey Home (a part 3 of sorts to this like and love thoughts….)

“Certain marital and scriptural terms and beliefs are difficult to understand, easy to resent, and [nearly] impossible to apply. One of those words is submission….” Please join me for Family Friday over at Melanie’s space at Our Journey Home. — Full text now posted here: Prelude Certain marital and scriptural terms and beliefs are difficult to understand, … Continue reading

Guest Post over at Becoming Kindred (Pt2)

“As a young woman, I remember day dreaming about the bliss of married life. My friend and I gushed how we simply could not wait to “joyfully submit” to our chosen mates. We pictured how we would come alongside as ‘helpmates’: quietly and dutifully supporting these might men in prayer, and cheerfully creating home and … Continue reading

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