At Home Within Yourself
From January 30, 2021
Hey, my sweet friends. In the vein of willingly inhabiting the space within our limits (see my post from yesterday if ya like), this is my prayer for you this weekend:
May you attend to your nuances and
needs with tender care.
May you trust God's hands and
that the way you've been woven--
with your exact strengths and
your exact fragilities--
is the precise way you'll be set
most free to be alive.
This weekend, I hope you light your
favorite candle, just for you.
I hope you sit and stare into the
I hope you still yourself and
absorb the lyrics and melody of a
May you take an extra nap,
then wrap up warm and go for a
I hope you wear your most comfy
sweats, journal your heart out with
your favorite pen,
then wear those sweats to the store
and spend four or five bucks on
flowers for yourself.
I hope you relish a child's laugh,
or a dog's playful pounce,
or the scent of a nourishing meal
simmering on your stove.
May you have a long conversation
with someone who makes your
heart feel more known.
And I pray you grasp even just a
glimmer of your Maker's delight in
you, as you are settling deeper
into home within your strong,
fragile, nuanced self.