Speak Forth
Identity

Speak Forth

Speak to me inside of her. That was the word the Lord whispered into my heart the day I hit my knees in prayer for a friend. I had struggled in our relationship. We were in a Bible study together and it seemed that no matter how I tried to encourage her in her walk…

Words That Wound

Words That Wound

I had been called many things, but “traitor” had never been one of them. Until that day at the orphanage in Haiti when those hurting children took their anger out on me. I crawled crying into my parents’ bed that night and I remember them saying, “They probably don’t even know what that means.” And…

Women and Words

Women and Words

Cars run on gas, trains run on coal and I on words. I hardly remember a time when I wasn’t eating up poems, gnawing on novels and drinking in the sweet sound of my mother’s reading voice.  These words made me want words of my own and when I started my own run-on sentences online, I…

Misdirected Fury
Words

Misdirected Fury

It was one of those beautiful spring days. The windows of my house were open, letting in the fresh air. I listened to my children playing in the yard while I washed my baby in the bathtub. They were rambunctious and happy to be outside. Then, suddenly, the tone of their voices changed. They started…

Speak Love

Speak Love

I wasn’t always the positive person I am now. There for a time in my life that I was actually rather critical. I didn’t intend to be cruel or anything, I was just very observant of the flaws in those around me. Thankfully, since I’m a bit of an introvert, I wouldn’t speak most of…

The End.

The End.