Suffering for the Right Reasons

It stings when we realize that the trail from our current position to our destiny is riddled with detours, stumbling blocks, and pitfalls. Even with the best navigation system, we are in for quite the trip if we do not faint along our travels with the Lord, and we know it is all working for…

Holy Boundaries

Longing for the land the Lord promised to my ancestors, I must consider the real estate which I currently possess. There are hills and valleys, with buzzing bees amid the shrubberies inundated with the richest soil of obedience, trust, and hope. Until, theoretically, I allow well-known robbers of peace to come in and plunder the…

Conquering Self

Tempted to give in to my demons Reminders abound that this is the reason For the heartache and pain, unending storms Catering to my flesh has always been the norm Seeking validation, and victory rarely investigating Moving about in haste, no wonder the Lord has me waiting Silence, I cry out to the voice in…

Our Father, but What About Me?

“After this manner therefore pray you: Our Father which are in heaven, Hallowed be your name.” Matthew 6:9 I am sure that your name is to be hallowed What I am unsure of is why my prayers so shallow? How is it that I begin and end with, me? My needs, my future, my victory…

The Epic Fight

Been suffering so long, it’s become my new norm When will it end, when will this weeping adjourn? The wounded get preyed upon, I feel the swarms Of demons, unending, no relief from the storms But I hear my Dad say, daughter, “I AM your RELIEF Stop trying to ease the pain and be the…

When the Miracle Does Not Happen

As I live, said the Lord GOD, you shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel. Ezekiel 18:3 No longer will you be able to chant those self-defeating words over yourself. God has cleared the air, canceled your debt, and your father’s sins, mother’s sins, husbands or wife’s sins will not…

Come Again

Silly me Attempting to force the illogical to make sense Desperately seeking approval at Yahweh’s expense He paid for everything, but for me, that’s not enough Is that how I sound to God when I seek validation and stuff? The value we place on pats on the back, attention, and the likes? May seem inexpensive,…

From Death to Dinner

“Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.” John 14:1 The scales fell from my eyes, as I researched the deeper meaning of the word trouble. Per Helps Word Studies, to trouble, figuratively is “to set in motion what needs to remain still (at ease);” How often have I…

God Haters

“So the Jews were saying to the man who was cured, “It is the Sabbath, and it is not permissible for you to carry your pallet.”” John 5:10 There may be people who will tell you how inappropriate you are for your miracle or your miracle is for you. Perhaps, when Jesus delivered you it…