Abrahamic Calling

Often we go through seasons of life that seem like a desert. It’s dry and uncomfortable. There is no life, no fruit, no visible growth, and you just feel desolate and alone in the wilderness. We pose questions like, Where is God? Why is he not speaking? Why do I feel so lost? These are the moments when we can hear God’s voice so clearly because there is literally nothing else. It’s coming to a place of desperation and humility and saying “God, I have nothing else beside you. I cannot survive unless you provide for me and sustain me with your presence” – It’s uncomfortable, and yet it’s the safest place to be.

Becoming Mary // Part 2

RECAP // Becoming Mary // Part 1 In part one, the passionate love Mary had for Jesus was revealed to me while sitting outside of the garden tomb. I heard the simple phrase, “Shabba, I was mistaken for the gardener” and it completely spun my world upside down and allowed me to Continue Reading

Becoming Mary // Part 1

I’ve been thinking a lot about Mary Magdalene recently, and by recently I mean for nearly a year. What I am discovering is that there is something so beautiful about her that I’ve been blinded to for years.  The Apostle John is often celebrated for his love and devotion to Jesus, Continue Reading

The Gift of Winter

Honestly, it’s nice to finally feel warm. I have been cold for a long time, and not because my house is basically Antarctica, but because of the season of my life. For two years I had experienced what seemed like an eternal winter. God loves the seasons; He created them, Continue Reading

Pursue Love

4 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;[b] 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. 7 Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes Continue Reading

The Gift of Going

I feel bad because I’ve traveled to so many places. When people find out I’m “going” again, I usually receive one of three things: silence, critical remarks, or fake smiles and bursts of joy. Typically after people’s initial response I recieve blank stares of judgement, jealousy, and questions. Oh, and talking, Continue Reading