Inspirational, Short stories/Poetry

The Glass Ceiling

You didn’t know it was there till you hit it just reaching for the stars expecting to grab one You saw the beyond and said, Yeah, I want that I can have that I can be that But when you shot for your star you got struck down Cuz you didn’t know it was there […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Mountains

Too treacherous to climb posturing TITANS threatening GIANTS seemingly insurmountable unbeatable too much too great But when it’s under your feet it looks up and you look down Who’s the mountain now? © D.L. Lunsford

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Short stories/Poetry

I Walk the Dog

I walk the dog to hide my shame to make me forget where I am to mask the fears I harbor inside. I walk the dog to feel brave to look like I have it together. Marabel pleads with her eyes and pace from the door to me “I gotta go,” she says, “So do […]

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Inspirational

Guard Your Glory

Your GLORY: that distinctive, notable quality (or qualities) you possess that sets you apart and warrants praise and honor from others. You possess gifts, talents, or attributes that you may give little thought to or may be completely unaware of. Some individuals, admiring what they see in you, strive to imitate you. Others, drawing inspiration […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Ode to My Best Friend

When love came to be I gave her some space and set her free but it was not for her it came for me When the season changed our lives were rearranged and our friendship no more Love remained and left a stain that cannot be wiped away made a hole that nothing fills keeps […]

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Inspirational

The Value of “Doing What You’re Supposed to Do”

That’s what you’re supposed to do. People say that when you verbalize or express what you did for someone else. It’s people’s way of dismissing your claim so you won’t receive more praise or honor due you. Maybe you’re guilty of saying it; I know I am. Doesn’t mean people get to trivialize or dismiss […]

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Inspirational, Short stories/Poetry

Emerge

COME OUT lift up your head and your heart the sun is blinding So, adjust your eyes the darkness has passed And a new day dawns stretch forth your wings to its full breadth And BREATHE snatch air into your lungs work out the stiffness in your legs For you are free Now take up […]

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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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