marlenaflick

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

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

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