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 theContinue reading “Don’t Let Your Hurt Speak for You”

Come to the Table

Years ago, I had a dream that I was seated at a huge table. The table was so huge that I couldn’t tell where the table began or where it ended. It was filled with a vast assortment of bread, meat, desserts, and vegetables. The selection was overwhelming and the supply was plenteous. Others wereContinue reading “Come to the Table”

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”

United We Stand, Divided We Fall

No greater truth has been told regarding the success of man than to understand that in unity we find our strength and in division, we find our defeat. Henry Ford is quoted as saying “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success.” Currently, our country is experiencing a time ofContinue reading “United We Stand, Divided We Fall”

Dealing with Matters of the Heart

Heartbreak is a feeling like no other. No matter how we try to recover from it, it has a way of leaving its mark on us. What was your first heartbreaking experience? Do you feel as if it is still affecting you today? I experienced mine at the tender age of six. The day isContinue reading “Dealing with Matters of the Heart”

Pack Light

During this pandemic, I have become emotionally exhausted. The unending stories of injustice, police brutality, ineffective government, and the lack of empathy, have been overwhelming. I never watch the news because we are fed bad news over and over again. It is very depressing. As a woman of color and a mother of 2 AfricanContinue reading “Pack Light”

Silence Speaks

Silence speaks although we try to hide, What is deep within and festering down inside. Silence speaks when our pain is so deep and is real, And we’ve done all to cover what we really feel. Silence speaks in our rage and in our guilt, Then, peeks out its head from behind the walls we’veContinue reading “Silence Speaks”