Inspirational

You, the Giant Slayer

If you slay a giant and no one was there to witness it, did you really kill it? You finally got a mountain under your feet but only the trees bore witness. You confronted the beast and not only survived the encounter, you emerged the victor, but no one was there to celebrate with you. […]

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Inspirational

Leaking Grace?

Just do it. -Nike Don’t talk about it, be about it. -Bob Burns Quotes meant to encourage you to stop mumbling and complaining about what needs to be done and just get up and do it already. Life burdens us. There’s always something to do and when it’s done, there’s always something else. Much of […]

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Inspirational

Tell Your Story

Everyone has a story. At some point you may be the villain, but all the time the protagonist. You don’t always know when you’re the bad guy; may find out much later. But the story is all about you and you’re the star. As long as you live, the pages keep turning, and what is […]

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Inspirational

Your Power in the Storm

The disciples followed Jesus onto a boat out to sea. A great tempest arose putting their lives in danger. While the disciples were freaking out, Jesus was sleeping. Panicked the disciples awoke Him and beseeched Him to save them from perishing. But Jesus asked them why they were afraid and where was their faith; then […]

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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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