Ujjayi: Part I

praise-jesus

Even when we feel not so much.

I’ve had a post churning in my noggin for the past few weeks, and I finally have a free evening. Just to help you visualize the current scene, my scruffy and slightly smelly dog is passed out at the foot of the bed, more than likely to come curl up at the head after I fall asleep, “My Way” by Fetty Wap is playing in the background, and I’ve finally turned off this loud window unit my landlord viewed as an acceptable alternative to fixing our air conditioner. Continue reading

Chats over Tea and Club Crackers

In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints in accordance with God’s will. Romans 8:26-27

So, here I am, with my bible,  a gallon of Milo’s Sweet Tea, and a box of Club Crackers on my bed. It’s ok to drink straight from the jug of tea because it saves the amount of cups you have to wash. I got in from the barn about 10pm tonight, and I just couldn’t cook. Plus, crackers and tea sounded like a great option.  I love some salty crackers, and Milo’s is on point. Continue reading

Love, Self-discipline, and Monty Python

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of   SELF-DISCIPLINE.”  

II Timothy 1:7 NIV

In my room in Auburn, with what little decorating skills I have, I have hung up a chalkboard with a verse written in my very best artsy-esque penmanship a verse from Luke. Mary has just been told by the Angel that she will be the virgin-mother of Jesus, and in strong-faithful woman words she says, “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.”  Continue reading