Be Still And Listen

Be still and listen. Be patient and wait. For in the silence is a lesson That will serve you in a manner great. Cut out the noise and clamor Lend the Lord your ear Put on your holy armor And let faith dissolve your fears. Let your Father speak To your heart and soul LetContinue reading “Be Still And Listen”

Identity in Christ

A video by Priscilla Shirer of Going Beyond Ministries was recently shared with me, and it could not have been shared at a more perfect time. Link to video Identity in Christ by Going Beyond Ministries with Priscilla Shirer There were several things she said that struck a spiritual cord within my heart inclduing: WeContinue reading “Identity in Christ”

Book of the Month: How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado

Do you feel happy? How long has it been since you felt geniuine happiness? How can we find happiness in a world with so many unhappy circumstances? Max Lucado explores these questions from a religious perspective in his recent 2019 book How Happiness Happens (ISBN: 978-1404112261). This book is perfect for anyone searching for waysContinue reading “Book of the Month: How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado”

What Defines You?

“What defines you?” It wasn’t the main message of today’s sermon at church, but as soon as the pastor said it, it resonated with me. What defines me? What do I want to be defined as? I have spent the entire afternoon reflecting and comtemplating on this. I want to be defined as someone whoContinue reading “What Defines You?”

Give Thanks, Even In The Drought

8 Then the word of the Lord came to him: 9 “Go at once to Zarephath in the region of Sidon and stay there. I have directed a widow there to supply you with food.” 10 So he went to Zarephath. When he came to the town gate, a widow was there gathering sticks. He called to her and asked, “Would you bring meContinue reading “Give Thanks, Even In The Drought”

The Lord’s Purpose Prevails

Today at church, the pastor spoke about the prophet Elijah. During his sermon, he referenced the Rolling Stones and their song, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.” That’s the truth isn’t? “You can’t always get what you want . . . but if you try sometimes, well, you might find [God gives you] whatContinue reading “The Lord’s Purpose Prevails”

Book of the Month: Ripples by Diana LeGere

Every decision we make in life has a ripple effect. This ripple effect impacts ourselves and others. The ripples of life is the center of Diana LeGere’s book Ripples: A Memoir of Reflection (ISBN:978-0997912623). With each story, LeGere explores moments of her life and the ripples they created. This memoir is a perfect read forContinue reading “Book of the Month: Ripples by Diana LeGere”

Interview With Myself

My therapist suggested that I interview myself to deepen my own self-reflection on projects I am working on. I have decided to share my interview with myself here.   What inspires you to write poetry?   I have dabbled with writing with poetry for years, but nothing as extensive as my Metamorphosis: Bible Verse PoetryContinue reading “Interview With Myself”

Abide In The King

I have been reading the book When God Writes Your Life Story by Eric and Leslie Ludy and my soul has been yearning for this message. I realized I have been calling out to God as if He is a servant, asking for things I need, rather than asking Him to use me in His plan. ItContinue reading “Abide In The King”

Bible Verse Poetry – Create in Me a Clean Heart

I’m so invigorated by the passion flowing within me as I set aside time every day to read my Bible and let God speak to me as I write. I am working on a new project. I am writing poetry inspired by Bible verses. I have written 12 poems so far, with a goal ofContinue reading “Bible Verse Poetry – Create in Me a Clean Heart”