marlenaflick

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

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

Escaping Comparison

Roosevelt said, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” Most all of us know from experience that he was right. But how can we escape it? I believe a lot of … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Migrant Factory

They said I could get a job there, so I got packed up for the move, and they put me on the line. Check one, identity check Check two, quality … Continue reading

January 5, 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

Myths of Venus: The false dichotomy of women “needing” or “not needing” a man.

This is a post for my fellow femmes, though fellas, it could all apply to you too… I could start this topic off with descriptions and illustrations of my point, … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

Sons of a Broken Home. (A vision for the next generation).

My dearest sons, I will raise you in the Home that was broken for you. May you always know your place here at the Home I did not make you, … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

A prayer to start the workday.

“Creator God who sees me, As I start my work, I give it to you. I submit to you the difficulties and problems I will encounter in it, the outcome … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment