Inspirational

What Walking by Faith Looks Like

Each person’s faith walk is unique. A person can go in a direction opposite his peer, yet both be in the will of God (the destiny/ purpose God has for His people). So how can you truly know the faith walk of another? How do you judge your own?  The bible admonishes us not to […]

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Inspirational, Uncategorized

The Effects of Favor

Favor is benefits, access, or attention you DID NOTHING to earn or deserve. Sometimes it is evident to the beneficiary they have favor; or they could arrogantly believe it’s their charm, charisma, gifts or talents that got them where they are. Or they could be completely blind to it. Favor draws attention to you. Even […]

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In My Heart, Short stories/Poetry

What Moms Do

Okay, so I wasn’t perfect Sometimes I was too tough on you Said no when I should’ve said yes Not tough enough Said yes when I should’ve said no. Sometimes I held on so tight You had trouble spreading your wings. No, I didn’t get it right all the time But I did the best […]

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Inspirational

Truth over Trauma

When we were kids, we weren’t afraid to dream and we dared to believe anything was possible. Then life sought to prove otherwise and buffeted us (many while still children) with a stream of fast balls that left us dazed, confused, and traumatized. Few can boast, “I am the person I wanted to be when […]

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Inspirational

Going the Distance: Faith to the End

It takes courage to walk by faith, for it is not enough to be able to step out on what you believe, you must be able to endure. Peter, one of Jesus’ boldest disciples, asked the Lord to bid him to come out on the water after seeing Jesus walking on it. Imagine what Peter […]

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Inspirational

Truth that Changes Your Life

It’s amazing how much you put up with when you believe you have to. And I stress the word BELIEVE because that is what orders your steps. Let’s explore: If you believe you’ll never get that job, you won’t apply. If you believe he’ll never love you the way you want, you’ll settle for what you can […]

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Inspirational

Believing God Pays Off

God ain’t looking for an out, so don’t think you’re doing Him any favors by letting Him off easy. God is not sitting on the throne wiping the sweat off His brow saying, Whew, that was a close one. I thought she was going to push this all the way. No, God wants you to […]

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Short stories/Poetry

The Dreaming Tree

Though still young and unknowing, the sapling began to reach. Closer to the ground than to the sky, it extended its arms in expectation. One can only imagine what the young tree thought to obtain. It budded in spring and by the time summer arrived, leaves were as full as they come on a baby […]

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Short stories/Poetry

The Girl Atop the Hill

From up here everyone looks like toy people, smaller than my Barbie dolls, more like Legos. I see the top of their heads and there’s no particular pattern to their movements. They all believe they are doing something relevant, going somewhere important. But from where I stand, they are just scurrying dots operating within the […]

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