The Power of Community

I will be the first to admit. Sometimes, I do NOT like people. They are messy and chaotic. They can be fickle and wishy-washy. They can even be too much at times. Honestly, the older I get, the more I’ve come to enjoy my own company and have become quite selective about who I giveContinue reading “The Power of Community”

God’s Amazing Grace

What comes to mind when you hear the word grace? What do you envision? How do you think it feels to receive grace? How do you think it feels to extend grace to others? Recently, these very thoughts flooded my mind. The word “grace” in biblical parlance can, like forgiveness, repentance, regeneration, and salvation, meanContinue reading “God’s Amazing Grace”

New Mercies Every Day

One of the exciting things we look forward to at the beginning of the New Year is the expectation of hope and promise that the new year brings. We sit and reflect over the past year and look introspectively into our lives to see what areas we have experienced success. We also look at areasContinue reading “New Mercies Every Day”

When Love Walks In

When love walks in. Fear is checked at the door. Humbled hearts bow in submission, Upon the holy threshing floor. When love walks in, Blinded eyes see again. A blanket lined in God’s glory, Covers a multitude of sin. When love walks in, Divided nations unify, Wisdom comes from Heaven, And shines the light onContinue reading “When Love Walks In”

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”

How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by Him

Hello Dear One, How are you today? I just wanted to remind you that you are loved beyond measure. Infinitely. Undeniably. Certainly. Passionately. Guess what? You didn’t have to earn it. His love isn’t based on your performance or your ability. His love is not generic or one size fits all. His love is tailoredContinue reading “How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by Him”