Physical heart; figurative heart

I’ve been thinking a lot of the parallelism between the physical heart and the figurative heart. Our physical hearts are enclosed in a double-walled sac for protection, to anchor its surrounding structures and prevent blood from overfilling it. When we first meet people our figurative hearts are completely covered, “which protects the heart from any […]

God is here, God is real, and I am free!

Claustrophobia: an abnormal fear of being enclosed in narrow spaces. Freedom: liberation or deliverance, as from confinement or bondage. In my mind these two words have always sat beside each other. Anytime I felt confined, I was claustrophobic because I had lost my freedom. I was enclosed, locked-in; whether I had wanted this or not, […]

Happy to stay;

She’s a creature of habit, the worst kind of habit- the habit of leaving.  The habit of changing. The habit of loving too much and being afraid of her own heart, the habit of dissatisfaction, of always wondering if this is all there is. It’s not, of course it’s not. She’s a foreign soul searching […]