Ecclesiastes 5:2

“Do not be rash with your mouth…“ My spirits have been somewhat broken this week. Something I’ve noticed about myself in the last year are so that for some reason I’ve allowed certain things to get to me in such away they didn’t before, even though what I continue to witness is nothing new. I’veContinue reading “Ecclesiastes 5:2”

Lived Experience (Part 2)

The first time I witnessed someone having an epileptic seizure I was 10 years old. Although never imagining that one day it would be me, I never forgot what I saw. Aside from the woman’s body jerking uncontrollably, what I recall the most is that no one standing around knew what to do to helpContinue reading “Lived Experience (Part 2)”

Lived Experience (Part 1)

Hello everyone, I’ve missed you. Some of your posts along with my “Daily Bread” devotional are a huge part of what helps me get through my days so I’m excited to be back. For those of you who don’t know, last Tuesday I had a “clonic” seizure, more commonly known as “grand mal” which caughtContinue reading “Lived Experience (Part 1)”

Good Intentions

There is nothing more annoying to me than poor customer service, especially when attempting to accomplish a task over the phone and there’s no eye contact. Recently I had a refreshing experience when visiting a particular retail store for the first time-EVER! I had put it off for quite some time because although I’d doneContinue reading “Good Intentions”

This Bridge Called My Back

Donna Kate Rushin, better known as Kate Rushin is a lesbian poet. Her prefatory poem, “The Bridge Poem”, to the 1981 collection, “The Bridge Called My Back”, is considered iconic. I’m sharing this poem for those who may not be familiar with it because I recall a time many years ago when the lines resonatedContinue reading “This Bridge Called My Back”

The Potter’s Wheel

INSIGHT Jeremiah used the analogy of the potter and clay to illustrate God’s freedom to judge and restore His people. Even if God promised that a nation would be “built up and planted” (Jeremiah 18:9), that didn’t mean a nation should become complacent and arrogant, for God is free to respond to unrepentant sin with judgmentContinue reading “The Potter’s Wheel”