How to BREAKTHROUGH

Give UP. That’s right. Let go. Stop trying to micromanage Jehovah Shalom and rest in His care. IF you’re like me and thought that God was not moving in your life because you weren’t trying hard enough. Newsflash, we were wrong. God wants your faith in Him more than He wants you picking up stuff…

Who Does She Think She Is?

Just five minutes. For just five minutes I will share something that I’ve been avoiding for much of my life as a triple minority. I’m an African American, woman, with Bipolar disorder who loves Jesus. I wouldn’t feel so much secret shame if that was the end of my story, but God had the audacity…

Success = Obedience

I couldn’t get ahead in life because well I was trying too hard to get ahead in life. Now that my definition of success is obedience I realize that I am already in the Promised Land. My motives have been purified and I am free to just be. No more laborious toil in vain, no…

Color Me Uninfluenced

From the onset of her morning sickness, my identity was already being shaped The room doused in pink because that’s just how things are done Children are born every minute with very little stake in who they’ll be Wooden blocks of primary colors amid the tiny little fingers So much of our identity is formed…

Absenteeism

I used to ask where were you, but I knew that already Absent, not present, the heartbeat of neglect is steady With each pulse, I’m reminded that I never had a father figure So, with each pulse, I strived to make men gawk at my figure Substituting sex with a stranger to compensate for an…

On The Fence

  I’m at the point in my life where I desire to build lasting relationships with worthy people. Yet, I am on the fence that was made by my shame. I’ve been rejected so many times that the fence is not only cemented in the ground of my heart, it also has barbed wire. Escaping…