What's in a name hundreds of centuries-old? That's still able to move mountains when upon it's called. What's in a name? Whether Gentile or Jew? That is full of power and mighty to save both me and you. What's in a name that makes demons tremble and flee? And yet gentle enough when spoken to… Continue reading What’s In a Name?
Whenever I look out my window, I always see a tree,One day I questioned, "If that were me, what kind would I be?"Would I be deciduous? Or would I be an evergreen? (The Evergreen) Evergreen never changing, full of leaves always green,Competing for every available spot in the rainforest canopy, Trying to get every bit… Continue reading Poem: Deciduous or Evergreen: Which Would I Be?
Fall is my favorite season. It is representative of the transition from the smoldering heat of summer to the cold of winter. Now, I am speaking from an ideal perspective. However, I live in Texas so it usually doesn't happen that way. It is not unusual for fall to have 90-degree weather but due to… Continue reading Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?
There is a place where the Spirit is alive,And the reward of all who believe is everlasting life. There is a place where you can taste and see that He is good, Where all can be restored and His will is understood. There is a place where vision is regained to once sin blinded eyes,… Continue reading There Is A Place
This season of my life has led me to pull away from certain things and focus on my spiritual growth as well as my health. During this time, I've also found myself enjoying the simplicity that comes with solitude and minimal distraction. Since becoming a stay at home mom, I've found great joy in being… Continue reading Break Away
Let me be the first to say that I detest grocery shopping. From the lines, insufficient registers, and crowds, I could do without all of it. Let's just say I try to avoid it at all means. I make every effort to get everything I think we may need every time I go because I… Continue reading Is That All You Have?
From light breaking through the darkness of night, To the wind that gently breezes and guides a child's kite. From the heartbeat at conception as a sign of new life, To milk in the breast of a mother whose infant holds tight. From every inhale and exhale as a our lungs breath in and out,… Continue reading You Are
This past week has been a challenge. Our daughter came home last Monday from school not feeling well and it led to a sequence of unexpected events. Throughout the night, she kept waking up feverish, with a headache, saying that she was being bitten while sleeping and bumps kept popping up all over her body.… Continue reading So They May Know
If we only had a heart, We wouldn't look on as the innocent die, Or turn a deaf ear as children torn from parent's arms cry. If we only had a heart, We would see human and not race, We'd understand that because of Our Father everyone has a place. If we only had a… Continue reading If We Only Had a Heart
Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and took inventory of all your imperfections? I have. Have you ever taken a moment to think about the story behind each of them? I can remember some of them quite vividly. On the other hand, there are some that I have no idea about where… Continue reading Our Scars: Signs of Victory