Forgive Yourself

Romans 8:1-2 1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death. I have always been very analytical.Continue reading “Forgive Yourself”

Come Back Home

As a teacher, I would always tell students to consider that the further away from home they go to school, the less trips home they’d get to make. Why? Because of the expenses of airfare and other means of travel associated with a longer distance. Being closer to home, would provide them the luxury toContinue reading “Come Back Home”

A River Runs Through

Bring all your sorrow, your guilt, and your pain, Bring all your burdens, your fears, and your chains. Bring your disappointment and even every sin, Bring it all. It doesn’t matter what shape you are in. Release, exhale, drop, let everything go, Because the answer is near and soon it shall flow. Full of allContinue reading “A River Runs Through”

Exchanging Ashes for Beauty

I grew up in the foster care system in Michigan. My mother had been sexually assaulted at the age of fourteen and conceived me. As a result, the sum of her childhood traumas led her to turn to drugs and prostitution. She had six children by the time she was twenty years old. My siblingsContinue reading “Exchanging Ashes for Beauty”

Call…Don’t Fall!

While in the rehabilitation hospital after my surgeries in 2016, I was surrounded by signs that read, “Call Don’t Fall”. It reminded me of Romans 10:13, “For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Initially, this can apply to when we accept the Lord into our lives but I wantContinue reading “Call…Don’t Fall!”

Listen!

Listen when it’s busy, Listen when it’s still. Listen when you’re healthy, Listen when you’re ill. Listen when it’s dark and dim, Listen when light shines through. Listen even in your sadness because I want to speak to you. Listen my children because your life depends on it, I had to shut things down justContinue reading “Listen!”