I Am….

John 1:12 “But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God” John 15:15-16 “I no longer call you slaves, because a master doesn’t confide in slaves.  Now you are my friends, since I have told you everything the father told me. 16 I chose you.  I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit, so that the father will give you whatever you ask for, using my name.

I am generous and sensitive I wonder how nature and nurture Intersect I hear ghost of laughter Echo off the hills I see faded memories come to life I want my life to glorify God I am generous and sensitive

I pretend to be confident I feel my grandmother’s hands Playing “Run About” Upon my youthful back I touch hope like fire I worry that I will feel Too much I cry at the time lost to eating disorders, neuralgia And beer commercials I am generous and sensitive

I understand that I belong to God and not myself Nor eating disorders or pain I say to my children “just be enough for yourselves The rest will rise out of your truth” I dream my voice will glorify God I try to do the next right thing I hope to share my journey; That my life will matter I am generous and sensitive

1Corinthians 15:10 (NIV)  “but by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect.  No,  I worked harder than all of them-yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.”

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