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I have a young friend who is experiencing bullying. It is escalating. And it is crushing me.
Questions swirl in my head: what do we do? How can I help? When have you crossed the line of attacking a child for attacking a child? Just being honest.
What I’ve realized is my main weapon to be used is the weapon of speech. I can’t exactly show up to a school and fight a child…but I can fight the true enemy. I can overwrite the lies being fed to my friend by speaking truth. And reading in Genesis this morning, I found the Truth. It is not just for my friend though, it is for all of us. Continue reading
I. Love. Words.
I majored in communcation studies at Appalachian State and that made my love for vocabulary grow so much stronger. And as I’ve gone through bouts of unemployment and worked various jobs which had nothing to do with my major, I’ve found myself thinking that I wasted time (and somehow, like I had managed to disappointment my diploma. You know…that piece of paper).
But over the past few months, I have been noticing a super power I have. I’ve wanted to write about this a couple of times, but couldn’t figure out how to do it gracefully. But God opened my eyes to it today and it’s time to write. Continue reading
I wrote a post yesterday and discussed the fact that maybe sometimes God sends the hard thing in life. And I believe that. I believe that my experience with the guy behind me in traffic yesterday was a perspective shift. It was God’s guiding hand saying, “Maggie, look. You’re trying to grow in relationship with me, but there are some hard parts I still need to expose. You haven’t thought about your anger recently and I need us to talk about it.”
I truly believe that.
But I have a friend. Haha, yeah funny…”Oh, Maggie has one friend.” You’re hilarious. Can I talk now? Continue reading