Bad attitude, big problem…

It seems that these days we almost idolize having a bad attitude. We celebrate snarky comments and bad behavior and as a very sarcastic young lady myself – I get it. However, do you have an off switch?  Are you able to put the satire aside long enough to let people get close to you?Continue reading “Bad attitude, big problem…”

Frightening fantasy…

My fantasies have taken a frightful turn. They’re not even about me anymore.  My utmost desire is to witness the healing power of God move. My immense and passionate hope is that the power of God be revealed in its fullness and that I am both a witness and a channel of His glory.  It’sContinue reading “Frightening fantasy…”

Don’t call him my stepdad….

Many complications have risen from me saying “my daddy” and having to specify… But I could never get behind calling the man who raised me and loved me and sacrificed for me – my stepdad.  Yes, some say a step dad steps in but mine didn’t. He came running to my rescue, running to loveContinue reading “Don’t call him my stepdad….”

You don’t have to pretend life doesn’t hurt…

I read these words on page 32 of “Dear Mary” written by Sarah Jakes and I closed the book.No, there’s no fancy wordplay, no great deep meaning behind it. The transparency and simplicity of that statement, brought me to a place I had been before and desperately needed to tap into once again. Sometimes lifeContinue reading “You don’t have to pretend life doesn’t hurt…”

Nassau Adventures…

About two weeks ago, I picked up a friend and in the random nature that is Keisha… I decided we would stop at random places and take pictures…. So, here goes!  Photo 1 – the bus stop that couldn’t contain my hair.    Photo 2 – Wok N Roll, the red writing matched my shirtContinue reading “Nassau Adventures…”

To my lover…

You awaken the depths of my soul and breathe life into my weathered existence. Your lips press against mine and your words spill out of me.  Your eyes lineup with mine and you change my vision of the world, of my past, of myself. You love me so completely and with so much fervor thatContinue reading “To my lover…”

As her heart speaks…

Words do no justice For as her heart speaks Her soul cries out strength Though her flesh is weak Though emotions overtake her And life seems to get her down Jesus never leaves her He’s always to be found His love is her heart’s song His grace a melody loud His love is for theContinue reading “As her heart speaks…”

Fallen crown… 👑 

Many beautiful love stories and fables begin with “once upon a time” and then there’s some climax and triumph of love that leads to the inevitable and oh so misleading “happily ever after”.  Forget romance, forget the knight in shining armor. Jesus already saved you, you don’t need a husband or boyfriend for that! ThisContinue reading “Fallen crown… 👑 “

Here’s why you’re not healed…

You don’t want to be. Now before you go on explaining how hard it it and how many times you’ve tried, I get it. But I also get that you’ve stopped trying. You’ve grown so attached to your hurt, you believe it to be a part of who you are. It’s not.  Just because youContinue reading “Here’s why you’re not healed…”