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Like a city that is broken down without walls is a man whose spirit is without restraint -Proverbs 2:28         In the heat of the moment, it is a foreign concept to pause, assess, process and get perspective about a situation. Because the blood is boiling; the responses are piling up on your tongue, and they…

Be Strong

Fear is a thief. A coward. It sneaks upon on you. It never can come to you plain and bold. It hides, lurks in the shadows, always waiting for an importune moment. It is always ready to be at war, ready to consume. Fear is passionate in its pursuit. Never relenting. And when it catches you, it isn't polite when i…

Expectations 1.1

" For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God " | Romans 3:23 | ** May you freely adjust your expectations, releasing control in order to gain peace. That is, even as you set them, may you be open to adjust or even let them go.  May you remember that just as you may verbally express yo…

My Gift

Give birth. You’ve held my gift too long. Yes, my gift. It isn’t just for you, don’t you know that? I’m waiting on you.  I can’t move if you don’t move. I’m sorry, but you are holding me hostage. I need you to release. You’re past due. You’ve been pregnant. You’ve been full of this blessing. Yes, it’s daunting.…


The thief comes only to steal, to kill, and to destroy... | John 10:10| Fight. Because if you don’t fight for what you want you won’t get it. You’ll spend years wondering why, when, at the edge of breaking through, it all shatters to pieces. Fight for what is yours. Be bold. Be desperate. Fight for your…

Heart Work

Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom.  |Song of Solomon 2:15| * * You are tending to a garden. You left the gate open. The foxes came and spoiled the grapes. Well, they certainly went into the rose bed and made a mess. You have to start cleanin…


If there is no struggle, there is no progress. |Frederick Douglass|                                                                              ** Fall is here. The leaves are changing and the days are growing shorter. There is a chill in the air alluding to a long and frigid winter. Things are changing again…