Friday, May 13, 2011


This post is for the May synchroblog, Life Unfurling.  This month bloggers write about what they've learned and gained by letting go of something they once held tightly.  Last fall I went through a process of loss and grace that I wrote about in choosing a sometimes extravagant and ridiculous life, grief and gratitude, and saying goodbyeRather than rewriting all of this, I hope referencing these posts will be okay.  I love the synchroblog idea!  As a result of these losses I've experienced how faithful and loving God is.  In my greatest time of need, as in my not-so-great, God cares for and takes care of me, even when I cannot sense it.  Being given a greater understanding of God's care and faithfulness is a richness that cannot be put into words, so I encourage you to let go of something which you may be holding too tightly and see for yourself how high and deep God's love is, from which we are never separated.

Take a gander at the other entries!

  • John Martinez at Indie Faith – Letting Go of the Holy Me

  • Beth Patterson at Finding Ground – What is Passed Over is Not Love

  • Jeremy Myers at Till He Comes – Help, I’m Lost and Can’t Find Myself

  • Ellen Haroutunian – Life Unfurling

  • Marta Layton – On Burdens, Blessings, Babies and Bathwater

  • Alan Knox at The Assembling of Church – Where Did I Go?

  • Crystal Lewis – What Happened When I Let Go

  • Pam Hogeweide at How God Messed Up My Religion – Letting Go of a Church-Centered Me

  • K.W. Leslie at the Evening of Kent – Legalism, Anti-Legalism, and Anti-Anti-Legalism

  • Ryan Harrison at How We Spend Our Days – Scraping the Barnacles

  • Kathy Escobar at The Carnival in My Head - Letting God Off the Hook

  • Christine Sine at Godspace – Giving Up For God, What Does it Cost?

  • Liz Dyer at Grace Rules – What Do You Do When You Are Not Sure

  • Dan Brennan at Faith Dance – Letting Go for a Greater Good

  • Elaine Hansen – Recovering Control Freak – Let Go?

  • Wendy McCaig at View From the Bridge - Embracing the Grey

  • Chris at The Amplified Life - Seasons of Life

  • Kerri at Practicing Contemplative - Synchroblog

  • Jeff Goins - What You Get From Giving: The Paradox of Generosity

  • Jules Kennedy – Letting Go…Watching the Rope Come Apart

    1. As part of participating, you should include a list of all the other Synchroblog participants on this post. It is one of the ways we build link love for each other!

      Thanks for participating!

    2. Thanks for stopping by Lucas's Journey w/SPD! I'm following you back. It's an automatic bond when you know what SPD stands for! LOL

      Have a great weekend and I look forward to reading more of your blog!

      PS. I am LOVING the picture of the wet cat!

      Lucas's Journey w/SPD

    3. thanks for participating, kerri, and sharing some of your honest and beautiful stories of letting go...

    4. Kerri--
      Enjoyed your post and your blog--we have kindred senses of wonder and whacky!

      Thanks for participating in the synchroblog!