Compassion First

"My compassion protects my joy." That was my affirmation for the day. It was a nice thought until I had to deal with a lady I perceived was being rude, and then all compassion and joy went out the door as I vented my frustrations upon this government worker. In my mind, she became the…

Poem:  Like a Friend

So the LORD spoke to Moses face to face, as a man speaks to his friend. Exodus‬ ‭33:11a‬ The tent of meeting, You would go, Face to face, Wisdom to bestow. Like a friend, He spoke to you, Giving sound advice, Direct answers too. His full glory, He never could give, To see His face,…

Test Your Feelings

Feelings can be misleading. Test them by the truth and find joy from the promise of freedom contained within it. “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John‬ ‭8:31-32‬ Prayer: My God, I know my feelings can be…

Poem: The Enigma of Death

Have you ever wondered why, You continue to live, While other people die? Is there some special reason, You haven't seen the day, Where death was your season? Does God have a certain plan, Where He sees necessary, To increase your life span? What about those who pass, Early in their youth, Did they not…

Poem: The Gift of Hard Work

Sudden pain all over, The gift of hard work, Upsets my determined love. It was freeing to be, Someone who could labor, For the ministry of the saints. To be able to toil, Harder than usual, Without physical hindrance. But it wouldn't last, Defect would catch up, To activate my aches. Yet, it's worth every…

Do Good When Prospering From Disaster

There are those who will greatly profit financially from a disaster. Then, there are others that will suffer great loss of income. What a wonderful opportunity for those that prosper to give a generous portion of their abundant earnings for good! Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those…

Thank Yous From My Harvey Journey

I woke up Saturday morning and began to pray. All I could find myself saying was, "Thank you, God," over and over. Though tears almost hit my eyes a few times over this past week, I hadn't shed any yet over the events of Hurricane Harvey. I guess my mind had just gone into survival…