Author Archives: blogbodia

Hints of chill are in the air Whispering of time’s passage Calling can bleed it’s sorrow into quiet days too. The change of season reminds one of pending end dates, and transitions. Themed lattes and soft sweaters, an image of … Continue reading

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Resigning into Worship

Admitting my limits is worship. I’m re-acknowledging that I am not God or a god. I am not Saviour or a saviour. I am finite. I cannot teleport and be with each I love. I cannot meet the needs of … Continue reading

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Relentless.

My days roll from need to need. Pressure to pressure. Urgent usurping important. My heart dry and wilting. A sip of sweet syrup is a sorry excuse for Your refreshment. I need a power beyond me to live well in … Continue reading

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Haunting Lyrics

“Find the girl with a broken smile, ask her if she wants to stay awhile…and she will belong to you….” It hits me differently sitting surrounded by men who have done just that to women residing in a city to … Continue reading

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Heritage

she told me that once when she was young ‘they’ had approached her mother saying, “we see you are poor and hungry. you have 5 daughters. give us 1 or 2, and you can improve your life” her mother refused. … Continue reading

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little boys

sores. bruises. physical evidence of boy life my mouth a constant sting. small heads, covered in soft curls careen at my face, tuck under my chin. love and neediness flow unregulated. i, their safe place, swallow my protests lick my … Continue reading

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TCKs are fascinating. I will warn you now, don’t tell me you are a TCK unless you want to be peppered with all my questions and theories on how TCKs thrive in this small globe. My littles are TCKs in … Continue reading

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Paradox

My, how we love to complain. Especially, we teens. . .about our rules, and our school pressures, and our decisions about which college, and our tiredness, and our boy dilemmas. Especially, we college students … about our exams and projects, … Continue reading

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Hope

I fear my own hope. So many times dashed. Your faithfulfulness is beyond circumstances. And still I am so swayed. Sitting painless. Dancing fetus baby. Fan & coffee. Journal & Bible. Clean home. Clean laundry. Food for breakfast. Sleeping littles. … Continue reading

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Homefront

The clouds darken Future laden with trials in a blessing God still above Sending warm provision Shelter suffices I can rest in His comfort Pending storm unstoppable My strength comes from Him Unknowns darken my view Study His light. eyes … Continue reading

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