marlenaflick

in pursuit of critical and compassionate living and thought. in surrender to courage & delight of Christ.

Dear woman of God…

Dear Woman of God, You are clothed in strength and dignity, and still inside you cower at the world, and men, and other women, and your inner child. You draw … Continue reading

December 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Four things I learned since posting “The List”.

A short-time ago, I succumbed to internal and external pressures to post a list of all the things I want to grow to become in a relationship, and will look … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘The List’: Part 2/2, a super-long “minimum requirements” relationship list.

So, here it is!  Some of the things on this list are very general and obvious (because even these can be forgotten or overlooked!), some may be found directly from … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘The List’: Part 1/2, on how I ended up with a super-long “minimum requirements” relationship list.

This post is about a very long “minimum requirements” relationship list. Its two-and-a-half pages long, and many more years in the making. Here’s how I ended up with it, and … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brokenness vs Guilt: Finding God as Love & Giver.

What is the difference between ‘brokenness’ and ‘guilt’? In both we know we have done something wrong. In both there is a profound element of knowing our sinful nature and … Continue reading

May 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

UNbroken. Contemplating brokenness in Christ.

“Un” means “not”. Not broken. Not was broken, and is now put together again, fixed. No. Not broken. Wasn’t broken. Isn’t broken. Can’t be broken. That is UNbroken. You are … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peter, do you love me? Four words and a name, three times: The love & the call of Jesus.

They had just started the fire for breakfast, when interrupting his duty and distraction of poking the coals, Jesus asked him, “Peter, do you love me?” Three times he asked. … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment