I have always been a writer.  For most of my life I haven’t written for people to read.  I put pen to paper because I was made in the image of a God who used words to call this world into existence, and He used words to call me to Himself.  Before I was formed in my mother’s womb He breathed into me a mind and heart for reading and writing.  Out of all the talents He could have given He chose a spirit that yearns to take twenty-six symbols and turn them over and over again into pages of what I’ve never considered an ordinary story.  Once in a while, when I would let them slip out into the universe, people told me what I wrote was a gift and asked me if I would please do it more.   I’m just now barely brave enough to put my name on it.




Loving and Losing Place. Risking Roots

Loving and Losing Place. Risking Roots“I wonder if loving and losing a place causes our hearts to fracture. Or does it enlarge our capacity for loving and making some other place well? Placemaking asks that we love a place with all of ourselves, but placemakers don’t always get to stay in the places they have made. Placemaking offers no protection […] Read more...

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"Start with the soul and perhaps the temporal gifts I want to exercise will have their chance; and if they do not, I have the best in my hands already, the only thing really needed.  God must be in all my work."  --Flannery O'Connor

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2 Comments on Loving and Losing Place. Risking Roots

  1. Lori
    March 18, 2019 at 9:36 am (2 days ago)

    Crying through these words waiting expectantly for His continued immeasurably more. Oh how I love you friend. Walking this journey with you. Praying with you. Weeping with you. PRAISING with you. In this forever with you. ❤️

    • Monica
      March 18, 2019 at 9:42 am (2 days ago)

      You and Parker, your love and prayers, are so much a part of the miracle. Always praising! Amazing love that He chooses the body of Christ to care for us so specifically that we know it could only be Him. I love you so. Praying you to Refine this weekend.


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