Once Upon a Door Knock, part 3

Hey, girl, hey! It’s time we get back to the story. Don’t forget to read parts one and two for your recap! The Exchange Thankful the sun was scorching because the flush from the weather was hiding Officer Chance blushing. He thought he was prepared for meeting his brother’s widow–not even close. She had to…

For Such a Time as This—a poem

Hey, girl, hey! It’s that time again! When I wrote that poem yesterday, I sense God wants to redirect my creative writings. Guess what? I’m here for it! As He leads, I’ll work on the story, but most importantly, I’m going to flow with Him however He leads. “For Such a Time as This” A…

Once Upon a Door Knock

“Lord, are You pleased with me?” Harriet wept. Softly baby Jance cooed in the background while waiting for her to nurse him again. The lights flickered again, reminding her of the crappy electrical job her landlord did. Harriet wished Duke replaced the fixtures as well, but he retorted, “It’s like they say. If it ain’t…

Until Tomorrow

It’s 9:16 PM, and Dan is still waiting. Knock, knock, knock. He glances through the window, and thankfully it was only his brothers. “Any word from YHWH yet?” Mishael asked. “No, not yet, but I appreciate y’all for standing with me. You, Z, and Niah are the best, and I’m grateful for y’all.” “Listen, we…

Reflect—The End, the Beginning

Wow, can you believe it’s the last day of July?! God is so good! If you’re reading this blog post, you have thanksgiving to offer the Lord. In the comment section, please list some things you’re thankful for because that’s what this post is about. The End This month I ended my love affair with…

Write Life, Right Life, Right Now!

Hey, girl, hey! On this lovely Tuesday night, the kids are in bed asleep, the hubby is resting, and I’m enjoying the soothing sounds of a lake on Abide while editing blog posts. Right now, this is the write life for me! This post is short because of what I said I’m doing—but I want…

Mamas, Before You Lose Your Cool, Read This!

“Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.”  James 4:14 NASB This verse is so appropriate for this year! Yet, if you and I are honest, sometimes the lightweight matters seem to creep in and scream…

From Overwhelm to Overflow

Hello, queens! Today is my anniversary eve to this hunk! To think we’re embarking upon our sixth anniversary is remarkable. We are celebrating with our family at the lake. Yet, this post isn’t about my anniversary, but how I’ve prepared for it. Hair Things Every year I want to look my best by doing something…

Red, White, and Black

I didn’t know what to write about today, yet here we are. Looking at my son as he sleeps in my arms, I realized the most important thing I could share with you. While everyone is on their path to find their happy and relative truth, I learned this. Before we gasped for air, we…

Waiting games

Today has been interesting. Constant baby squawking that tried to upend my theology. I usually get what I pray for—and I’m thankful! It gets tough sometimes and I feel like sulking in a corner, too. Being too emotional doesn’t fix a thing; it just keeps me from having the right perspective. Have you ever found…