Freedom Fridays

Can These Bones Live? When Dead Situations Come to Life

“The Lord put his strong hand on me. His Spirit brought me away from my home. He put me down in the middle of a valley. It was full of bones. He led me back and forth among them. I saw a huge number of bones in the valley. The bones were very dry. The… Continue reading Can These Bones Live? When Dead Situations Come to Life

Freedom Fridays

Don’t Let Your Hurt Speak For You

“In the same way, the Holy Spirit helps us when we are weak. We don't know what we should pray for. But the Spirit himself prays for us. He prays with groans too deep for words.” - Romans‬ 8:26‬ NIRV ‬‬“Your tongue has the power of life and death.” - Proverbs‬ 18:21‬ NIRV ‬‬“In the… Continue reading Don’t Let Your Hurt Speak For You

Power Posts

A Pitier or A Praiser: Which One Are You?

Have you ever been around someone who is always the victim? Someone whom the world is against and has been betrayed by everyone. Does that sound familiar? Honestly, there have even been seasons of my life in which I felt victimized. Yes, I felt sorry for myself momentarily. Eventually, I had to get it together.… Continue reading A Pitier or A Praiser: Which One Are You?

Freedom Fridays

Heavy Baskets

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

Power Posts

Break Away

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

Freedom Fridays

Hwy 43 North

Traveling in Unfamiliar Territory Tomorrow is my 43rd birthday! I recently traveled from San Antonio, TX to Shreveport, LA to visit my mom. This was to be a familiar 7-8 hour trip, a route which I have traveled several times. I plugged my mother’s address into the GPS, gassed up, and headed north on Interstate 35.… Continue reading Hwy 43 North

Power Posts

So They May Know

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

Freedom Fridays

Invite Him

Recently, I heard a close friend say in a sermon that, “God is always present but He’s not always included.” Immediately, I began to bust the myths that God is not listening or He’s just a little far from me. No. He’s a gentleman and wants to be invited in not forced. He wants to… Continue reading Invite Him

Inspirational Poems

When…

When darkness falls, When things are still, When I've put up walls to hide what's real, When all seems lost and winds blow to and fro, When I'm backed up in a corner with nowhere to go, When deceitful lies bring tears to my eyes, When it becomes far too much to hide the pain… Continue reading When…