I Can’t Cut This Part Out {Day 30 :: CUT}


It’s tempting to cut parts out of my spiritual journey, like the portions where I can’t let God love me or where I desperately hope to be someone else. (Don’t worry! I have no hopes whatsoever to be a pro skateboarder, or a spy, although they would both be so darn cool.)

We’re always losing the scissors in our house. They’re usually in the dishwasher. We use them for every craft and easy-open dinner, and for much stranger purposes I don’t want my kids to tell me about. So a lot of things don’t get cut because the scissors are on the lamb.

This can be a good thing. I’ve gotten rather skilled with a utility knife, for instance.

Eliminating the free form, rawer parts of my story would separate yours from mine.

This is me telling you, I am glad we really have nothing to prove to each other, or to God. We have nothing to lose by taking a chance on his love.

This is Day 30 of 31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes.

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October 29, 2016