Life and death…

The beauty of death is silence Every version of her, now deceased eulogizes the remnant that remains The beauty of death is silence The slow fading of a heartbeat, slower, softer, weaker, gone. The beauty of death is silence. For when we have died, crucifying the past and resurrecting the truth of who we areContinue reading “Life and death…”

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…”

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… 👑 “

Breakdown on the breakdown… 

This weekend, I cried until my eyes burned. I sat in my shower and whimpered like an injured puppy, praying my daughter couldn’t hear me over the water running.  Something I knew God sent me into, felt like it was falling apart right before my eyes and it hurt! I prayed and prayed and stillContinue reading “Breakdown on the breakdown… “

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…”

Break every chain!!!!!

When I lost my grandmother, just about our entire immediate family was at her home and Break every chain was playing on repeat. I couldn’t stand to hear the song for the following few months, it would bring unbearable grief.  Here it was, a song that was meant to bring freedom and deliverance did the exact oppositeContinue reading “Break every chain!!!!!”