True Love Speaks to His Soul

True Love Speaks to His SoulA Poem for My Husband, the Man of My Heart whom God will Bring She looks into his eyes as though she is searching the ocean’s shorelines for a glimmer of light, the lighthouse of his soul. She desperately searches for her lover as though lost at sea. She places…

A City on the Hill

  A City on the Hill In 2007 when the Lord showed me that we were about to embark on a journey that would take me beyond my capacity for understanding, He said, trust and believe.  I dreamed I and others were looking toward a mountain—a city of lights on the top of the Hill….

Sword Sharpeners

The Armor of God ” Finally, be strong in the Lord and his mighty power. 11 Put on God’s full armor so you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and…

Octopus Minds

Octopus Minds The Octopus has nine brains and three hearts; he is an intelligent creature with a personality of its own. He can be playful, sneaky, manipulating, or dangerous. Unlike other fish, when captured and placed in a tank, the Octopus will find a way to escape the tank flexibly; he can maneuver through small…

TIDES, WAVES, AND ANGUISH

TIDES, WAVES, AND ANGUISH When I think the tides have subsided, another wave becomes more potent than before. And it’s time to hold my breath again. One year is drawing near; it would have been my son’s forty-fourth year; I can see the giant waves on the horizon, the waves coming at a distance, and…

Storytime for Our Inner-Child

When I write children’s stories, I know I need to go scuba diving into my subconscious mind to search for understanding from a child’s perspective to understand as an adult with an adult perspective. Doing so can help my inner child and set her free from her bondage, and she can reclaim her growth process….

Buried Alive

Last year my counselor recommended that after my divorce, it is wise not to jump into another relationship for at least a year. She said I needed to grieve the death of my marriage, what was lost, future memories, dreams that would never come to pass, etc. She said I needed to have funerals for…

The Enemy of Our Soul

The Beast of Shame The Enemy of Our Soul One day while conversing with my granddaughter about my desire to remarry, she cringed and said ewe, gross!  I was taken aback by her attitude and laughed out loud because I had felt the same way for years because of shame.  Of course, I didn’t tell…

The Beast of Shame

Revised from the original text by Lisa Rene Delgado “Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise Your name; the righteous shall surround me, For You shall deal bountifully with me” (Psalm 142:7) NKJV. Shame Silenced Me For a long time, I suffered silently and tried to fight my battles alone, but I…