No, no, no! I'm not supposed to cry. I'm not supposed to be sad. I have the joy of the Lord in my heart. Where is my faith if I give into these emotions? But I can't hold them back.
There's nothing new under the sun. You've heard that before. But have you listened?
Knowledge. Oh I thought I had knowledge when I got married. I knew just who I was going to be, who my husband was going to be, and how our children would be.
You try and you try yet you keep failing. You're a Christian. You're not supposed to be struggling with this any more. Think again.
I didn't know what it was. I had been feeling that something was missing for a while. Something that I once had but now was gone. I was searching trying to find it, but it just seemed like the answers weren't coming fast enough. And finally, it came to me. Life has been pretty peaceful … Continue reading Dependent On My Spiritual Self
When someone you have looked up to, loved, and respected has been revealed in living in the depths of sin, what will you put on?
You think you got it all together, With all your “perfect” works; Tithing and fasting you brag, In your heart arrogance lurks. Don’t point the finger as if, You have no guilt of your own; Putting down that tax collector, You’re true colors you have shone. Look to him who barely lifts, His eyes as … Continue reading Poem: Arrogance Lurks
How many of us would like to have more self-control? It's one of the biggest determining factors of whether we succeed or fail in our endeavors in life.
Not in the mood to be calm, I want to be angry with you. I don't want to pause to listen, Just lash out my frustrations. Now that I'm done, Please get away from me, I can't be around you, I'm too upset to think. But alone in my room, Thinking is what I do, … Continue reading Poem: To Feel Heard
If I only put my stock in the good days in my life, then I miss the joy that my trials can produce. It's inevitable that I am going to suffer in this life. We all will suffer something. Are my sufferings greater than others? Yes. Are my sufferings less than others? Yes. Whether they … Continue reading Joy in Trials