Month: February 2015

safe people

After taking some time to process unsafe people in this post:  http://neverbeenherebefore.blogspot.com/2015/02/unsafe-people.html …I’ve had to time to read more in the Cloud and Townsend book about what safe people look like, and more importantly, how to become a safe person. A safe relationship is…

blogging thru Scary Close – chapters 1 and 2

“I’d have to know myself and be known.” – Donald Miller, Chapter 1, Scary Close. Sound familiar? I’m, of course, not accusing Don of plagiarizing me. That’s ridiculous. But when I read this, my heart stopped. Because it’s what in learned in 2013 after…

blogging thru Scary Close – introduction

I’ve read most of Donald Miller’s books – they are quick and easy reads (I highly recommend them when you are on vacation and your mind is relaxed.) I’ve found with his books that, like with any memoir, it’s best not to go with…

of fragility and the way i think God works

Sometimes I think this is how God works on a feeler. I was out on my back patio last night with a bottle of Nebraska wine and a friend and she said, “You’re being too sensitive.” She’s not an unsafe person, although I would guess this…

new blog series

I’m about halfway through a game-changing book. It’s a quick and amazing read, and I’ll probably read it more than once. But just so that I can truly process it all, I’ve decided to blog through it chapter by chapter. What is this book…

in which risk is the biggest thing

People are more than the sum total of their unsafe traits…. Don’t confuse people with unsafe traits. Learn to identify what traits hurt you.* There is such a glorious raw and open wound that happens when you own your story. Glorious in its freedom…

when

I live in a world of “when.” When this happens, I will… I remember when…   When is always looking forward and always looking back. I’m not sure how happy I am with either at this point in my life. It’s not like I’m…