for the recovering perfectionist

blackout poem; would perfection be enough?

Making a blackout poem is totally different from every other form of creativity I’ve practiced. When I sit down, I have no notion of what the topic will be or where the words will take me. When I made this blackout poem and these words surfaced, I thought, huh! Working on it. My brand of … Read morefor the recovering perfectionist

thirst is our ally

blackout poem; the secret is to stay and call it holy ground.

When we find ourselves in hard seasons or times of being acutely aware of our weakness, our first instinct is to run, to avoid, to end it as quickly as possible. I’m slowly, slowly learning that if we let it, these seasons can instead be something that presses us nearer to God. “God calls us … Read morethirst is our ally