Remember What He’s Doing

“We all know about gratitude It’s the attitude of thankfulness But what about the multitude Of feelings of hopelessness When your away from your family And do not know for sure when you’ll see them Or when your heart has been broken And you’re tired of hoping, Who will listen then? What about when poverty…

I am ENOUGH!

Broken enough to be made whole Dependent on God enough to be effective The test is the trial The Word of God is my directive. by, Jennifer

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…

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…

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…

The Day I Stopped Trying

This year I resolve to stop trying to do better. I resolve to stop relying on my human effort as if I can somehow master things that for the better parts of my existence have mastered me. Am I giving up? Well, I wouldn’t say I’m giving up; I’m giving God______. I am surrendering all…