Here is to Your Peaceful Protests.

“They are no better than the bad cops.” “I am all for a protest, but the looting and rioters are ruining it for everyone.” “Peaceful protest ok but not laying in the middle of the highway hindering traffic or emergency personnel , looting, attack people, throwing bricks. That is not acceptable. If you do that... Continue Reading →

what’s my WHY?

I leaned against the shower wall, clenching the razor tight in my hand. My salty tears were quickly washed away by the steaming water running down my face. My long, light brown hair draped over my shoulders like a curtain as my head hung down low. The pain that weighed down my soul was so... Continue Reading →

Jealous Much? Part 2

“I love you and I am so happy for you. But if I don’t sound that way, I need you to understand, it isn’t about you. I am just feeling a little jealous to be honest.” “What?  Jealous of what exactly?” the sharpness of her tone cut through to my heart. I immediately regretted opening... Continue Reading →

Jealous much? Part 1

“I’ve been bamboozled. He told me it has always been romantic on his part.” I was listening to my best friend joyfully ramble about the date she just went on with the man who was certain to be her husband one day. With every sentence, she was revealing these supernatural instances that undoubtedly confirmed that... Continue Reading →

Prayer

“Its like no matter what I do, I can’t hear God.” “Well, have you ever considered that maybe you’re so used to God having to yell at you to get your attention that you just haven’t learned to hear Him in the whispers.” A few years back, I was having a whole entire imaginary life... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Word

As soon as I read that verse, I knew it was for me. God was telling me that I was still in the wilderness. The place the Israelites spent for 40 years on a journey that should have taken about a month’s time. They passed the same places. Ate the same things.  I am  in my wilderness ready to crossover to a place that has already been toiled and built just for me. I just had to learn to trust Him.

One Thread at a Time

The thick, woven rope was tied tightly around my waste. There was another tied around each of my ankles and wrists. The heaviest rope of all was the one tied securely around my neck. Panic consumed me. My only thought was “How do I get free? How do I escape?” I struggled to wiggle out... Continue Reading →

Christian 101

Don’t sin. Don't lie. Don't cuss. Don’t murder people, duh. Don’t get drunk. Don't have sex until your married. Listen to your parents. Jesus died for you. Jesus loves you. God don’t like ugly so don’t be mean. How would Jesus feel about what you just did? Read your Bible. Pray. Why didn’t you read... Continue Reading →

Remember the Purple.

***Name has been changed for party's protection**** "Please, Kyle let me go. Just stop. I have to go to work," I pleaded. I could barely get the words out of my tired lungs as I sobbed uncontrollably from the passenger seat. The taste of blood and tears filled my mouth. My heart beat was so loud I... Continue Reading →

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