Archive for February, 2012

Hope Paints My Landscapes

Feb 26th, 2012 by debrabee | 0

The hallway is long, wide and high. I can’t see its end. I am able to hang pictures and more; memories of my life are here. On quiet days when resting, I come to walk slowly through this space too large for me to comprehend. The imagery is not that of a museum. It’s life […]

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Hopscotch

Feb 24th, 2012 by debrabee | 0

The steps I walk seem so random. Each moves me forward, even when I go in a sideways or cross movement. A memory invades my perception from a game played as a child. Hopscotch rules remind me of words, “safe” and “home” and especially “rest”.

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Humility

Feb 23rd, 2012 by debrabee | 0

A crowd begins to jeer Who is this woman? Her fears rise until she wants to run Opposition gets louder Voluminous voices try to drown resolve Her message is a statement Listening, she asks for wisdom She lays herself down Nothing more to be done Love is sought Humility her answer

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Greater Than…

Feb 22nd, 2012 by debrabee | 0

Great are the battles within each and every one of us. I stood witness to a reflection of myself today. My own weakness I heard shared in the words spoken. With understanding, I listened to a heart desperately needing to remember what hope and love looked like. I was impressed by the courage I saw. […]

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Insecurity Antonym

Feb 21st, 2012 by debrabee | 0

Insecurity…lack of confidence or assurance; self-doubt….Jesus is the antonym and He says…balance, constancy, soundness, stability and steadfastness. Pretty sure I’m latching onto His definition of who I am!

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Direction

Feb 20th, 2012 by debrabee | 0

In my youth I would drive the streets of Japan not able to read Kanji language. I simply learned direction with practice. I find amusement in how those experiences are still teaching me to steer by instinct and not what I can visually read or understand. In those years I had to have courage to […]

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Fourth Man

Feb 19th, 2012 by debrabee | 0

I discover my position of lowliness once more and feel my heart emerging into the hope of truth. I find my place in the Son along with those who also hear this call. A burning sensation is working throughout me, cleansing my impurities. I wonder at the color of my flame in this moment. I […]

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Humor Commodity

Feb 18th, 2012 by debrabee | 0

A sense of humor is a precious commodity in serious times. It can be arms of comfort or weapons of warfare. I pay attention to humor in myself and in others. The way one uses humor can be quite telling. The weaponry aspect shows when I see deflection; that would be the shield. To see […]

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The Story Of Two

Feb 17th, 2012 by debrabee | 0

Two turtledoves sat outside my kitchen window. I looked on them with a love burning in my heart knowing what they represented. They would not leave each other. They were dedicated. They were singularly focused. They flew freely. They chose to fly together always.

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Boundless Greed

Feb 16th, 2012 by debrabee | 0

He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.   Pro 19:8 My greed knows no boundaries and the hunger in me cannot be quenched. I tilt my ears to listen intently to what is spoken of truth. In my dullness, I come alongside those who can sharpen me. With […]

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