Use Your Voice

Originally posted on StopAndPrayTV:
There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them.  1 Corinthians 12:4 ? I was invited to meet a world-renowned pianist. Since I grew up immersed in music—playing the violin and piano, and primarily singing solos for church and other events—I was thrilled at the opportunity. When I arrived…

My Prayer for the Church

IN a Church where the blood of Jesus has become jargon. And we only call His name when we need to bargain. Blood bought children of God living as orphans… bowing to Baal asking Yahweh to bless our nonsense We boldly ask “Where is our God?” He says, “Where is my Church?” Prostituting under every…

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…