marlenaflick

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

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

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

Re-cognition.

One day I woke up and found my centre of gravity in a cerebral cloud. Down, down, down in fog. From shadows pierce faces, classifications of missing celebrations, memories mummified … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Night God Betrayed Me: Part two. (Re-post Reflections on times in need of strength).

In awe of how far Christ has brought me, for your encouragement, from one year ago: The Night God Betrayed Me: Part two The next few days after that night … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The night God betrayed me: Part one. (Re-post reflections of times in need of strength).

It is still difficult to read this over a year later now from when I wrote it. I still feel the sting and agony of such raw doubt and fear … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Just stand up. (Re-post reflections of times in need of strength.)

Today I felt weak. I am okay, but today I felt weak. Today my heart felt heavy and the redness of my frustration with ongoing invisible hurts and health issues … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

The faith & requisite of unintelligible prayers.

One of my favourite books of all-time is Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. My favourite scene in the book is when Ender, a prodigé space battle commander in training, … Continue reading

December 15, 2016 · 2 Comments