In “Transgender God, Part 1: What’s in a Name,“ I shared a sensitivity with “Father” as a name for God since many have been abused by theirs. I also spoke of compassion for the #LGBTQA Community who suffer everything from name calling to persecution or death solely for their identity/love choice.
God chose the male AND female gender to express “Himself” (Genesis 1:27), and if “He” can identify with both genders, we’d do well to accept others who do the same. After all, the Royal Law is: “Love your neighbor as yourself” (James 2:8), and last I checked no one wants a hard time, especially from strangers, on deeply personal matters like identity or marriage choice…
Treat others as you want to be treated, right?
This Wild Kids, Wild God series was always about sharing God’s Heart, and a precious though hidden revelation is found when reflecting on God as Mother.
Continue reading “Transgender God, Part 2: The Motherhood of God”
When I started this “Wild Kids, Wild God – 31 Days looking into God’s Heart” series, I had no idea how deep I’d go.
In recent posts of this series I started noting:
I use ‘He’ and ‘His’ as pronouns for God, but fully recognize God with both Male and Female ‘identity’–for lack of a better word–, as evidenced by the human race and through the Bible…” Post coming soon!
This is that post, and the topic is dear to my heart. It may disturb, but can also encourage, and my desire has been, as best as I can, to put God’s Heart ‘out there,’ crazy as It may be.
So let me “come out” about this.
Continue reading “Transgender God, Part 1: What’s in a Name?”
Day 5 of the “Wild Kids, Wild God – 31 Days looking at God’s Heart” Series.
No amount of books can prepare you for becoming a parent. You can read about missed sleep, missed showers, missed meals, missed mind… but you can’t prepare for how that actually feels.
Continue reading “Anything for the Kids….why I didn’t buy that nice jacket”
The following is a snapshot of a mental dialogue with God re. being a woman and wondering how on earth some aspects of that are a reflection of *Him.
(Note: some points may seem stereotypical and I fully recognize we’re all unique and different far beyond gender). Let’s go.
Continue reading “From Bleeding to Birthing: 5 Crazy Ways Jesus was like Women”
Things are going well. You got some sleep, had a moment to shower and are about to start the day. Then it begins…..pressures piling up, minute by minute, moment by moment.
The kids are yelling and whining- each about something different, the baby is crying upstairs for milk, your husband is in bed sick, quick–take a deep breath before you lose it!.. Continue reading “Life like Contractions”
1 Real Woman, 18 photoshopped versions based on cultural preferences. Lesson learned: You’re Beautiful. Period.
We’re all one-of-a-kind, never to be repeated or replaced beings. Don’t be bothered by “standards” which are always changing and never satisfied.
If we want to work on/filter anything, let it be our Kindness and Love. That never goes out of style and does a world of good. Literally.
Check Video, Cultural Differences of Beauty here, or Slideshow: “Perceptions of Perfection.”
Cinderella had it rough. Grief from losing her mom, a step-mother who treated her like a slave, and a steady stream of insults from snobbish step-sisters. Hard knocks life, with a “happily ever after.”
But what if she knew how her story would end? Continue reading “Cinderella: A note on Humility, Entitlement and Kindness”