Expectations · Need

poor and needy…

Approaching today… as a day to catch up…Nearing its end…goals unmet…messes abound…things undone…So much still to do…Something urgent remembered earlier…?has slipped my mind… therefore gone undone…So today I embrace… that I am poor and needy…Incapable of doing all my own loftiness would love to accomplish…Recognition of the truth…I am not able…I am not organized…I am…… Continue reading poor and needy…

Need · Returning

returning home… to reminders…

The return trip from yesterday… ended today…Returning home…to trees uprooted…power lines down…no electricity…no water…A powerful storm… perhaps a tornado… leaving in its wake… a big mess… in just a few minutes… less than an hour…The cleanup will take days… if not weeks…Such storms remind us… how little control we have… how little power…The entirety of…… Continue reading returning home… to reminders…

Need · Seeing

needing to be less…

Thinking of His sacrifice…Him choosing to become┬ánothing…in order to restore… redeem… renew…I see where there’s too much of me…Several moments over the last few weeks come to mind…where my attitude… words… actions…revealed a desire to save… and promote… self…I still have so far to go…sometimes I feel as if I’ve barely left the starting gate…Today……… Continue reading needing to be less…