But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of…… Continue reading Brewed Thoughts – Isaiah 53:5-6
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us—for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who is hanged on a tree”
”If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”
https://youtu.be/1TanQFBzV3I When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say, It is well, it is well with my soul. Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come, Let this blest assurance control, That Christ hath regarded my helpless estate, And hath…… Continue reading Brewed Thoughts – Horatio G. Spafford
Dear nation, Land of honor Nation of men and women Of grace and forgiveness Nation that was built From blood and sweat; Hard work! Nation that our ancestors Prayed for Nation of sons and daughters Lost for the flag Nation of fathers and mothers Honored by the flag Nation that we honor Nation that we…… Continue reading Stay afloat!
Broken past Bound by grace Building nations Without a notion Of oil and water Black and white But God’s grace For His people . Christ as the foundation, Cry beloved nation Cry beloved Children Cry beloved people For His Grace is sufficient To heal our nation. Susan McMillan A cry for our nation
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Gently I fold my hands dropping to my knees Weeping for losses Not my own this time Losses of my neighbor elsewhere Losses that hurt Losses that weaken my knees Losses that push me to that thought; Forgive I say to my heavenly Father, Help me to forgive Help them to forgive Help us to…… Continue reading Prayer
“You gotta pose” They would demand “Smile big” “Say cheers” Imitating the sunlight; To camouflage the dark cloud That covered the “family” That family photograph I so resented! Flawless we appeared; Filthy we were indeed Fearless I posed; Fearful I was living Innocent our smiles made us; The innocence I never knew That pose That…… Continue reading Family photograph!
For the last couple of months y’all have been reading my posts on abuse. I have hoped that pouring out my heart would help encourage others towards healing as well as create awareness for those that can protect helpless children who continue to be vulnerable at the hands of molesters. There has been pain beneath…… Continue reading “Audacity of Her” – Poetry Release