The sum of tears that roll down my cheek,Few words that are far too painful to speak,When I can't lift my arms because I am weak. A grief-stricken heart that is now left hollow, For great trouble has come and robbed it with sorrow, When the pain in my loins runs deep to the marrow.… Continue reading This Offering
When you seem to find yourself in the darkest of the night, And your soul yearns deeply for the smallest glimpse of light. When you're alone and no one seems to hear although you shout,And the foundation beneath you is shaken, filling you with doubt. While friends as if you're Job are saying, "Just curse… Continue reading On the Eve of Breakthrough
Life can be very interesting. It has a way of hitting you over the head and opening your eyes. A few years ago, I got an eye-opener. I realized that a great part of my life had been spent building and salvaging relationships. From a young age, I have always had to be the one… Continue reading What Triggers You?
My parents divorced when I was very young. Because of the nature of their divorce, I never had a relationship with my biological mother. After decades of drug abuse and mental health problems, she took her own life before the Christmas of 2000. As you can imagine, even though we were estranged, her choices and… Continue reading Heavy Baskets
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
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