Waking Up

The sun has not yet risen on the horizon when my alarm clock blares incessant, screaming at me that another day is about to start and shouldn’t I start it with God?  My brain starts rapid firing reasons why pulling the blanket over my head and returning to bliss is a better idea and my heart responds with an ache to come closer and lower in prayer.  This volley, this struggle, it...
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Roots – Five Minute Fridays

There has been dryness in the past.  A dryness that has shrivelled the roots resting deep in my soul.  A dryness that could be seen in anger, bitterness resentment.   There has been a desert place where roots seem to not exist because there no life seems to grow.  But isn’t that the place where roots must go their deepest.  Isn’t that the place where the roots will just...
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