Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Fellowship of Hope

(Honored to write on incourage today.  Such an amazing, 
authentic online community of women.  Grateful to have a tiny part.)

In the deepest part of my soul lies a dichotomy. Scar tissue gaping from fresh wounds in the same place where beauty is emerging. Pain mixed with kindness.

Isn’t that where grace flows? Splintered wood, spilt blood, love poured out.

Years of my life have been soiled with an injured heart turning inward to a dark cloak of isolation, self-pity.

But something is shifting in the layers of pumping flesh — a metamorphosis is taking place as my cocoon of fear and shame has burst open. A flutter, as the Father gently guides me to press into discomfort, risking vulnerability in... read more here

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