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

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

The Richest. Contemplating the secret life in the Giver.

We always have something to give. May others think we are rich because they have grown accustomed to how freely we give. “Its nothing,” says the one who is rich … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

He said, she said: Enough already. (Hope for those learning love).

It always seemed unrequited was a requisite for love; that it was two better halves always competing to be better and to have half, be half; ending up half had. … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

If the future could talk. (For: the worried, and the weary).

You say you look forward to me But you worry, you worry that I will not show that I will not arrive on time that I will not look beautiful … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment