Tag Archives: God’s word

Sometimes To Stay Alive You Gotta Kill Your Mind

  I slung the diaper bag over my shoulder, along with my ebony Guess purse, the double set of straps weighing on my arm. James, the toddler Jake and I were babysitting over night, was all set and ready to … Continue reading

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Then, Now, and Later

The other day, I had the thought while brushing my teeth (this is optimal time for epiphanies) that if someone had told me about four years ago that I would end up going to college in New York City for … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed

It has officially gotten to the point where I use simple household appliances (like the stove, for instance) and think, “Woah…in very little time, I’m going to have to learn how to use a new (insert thing here).” And also, … Continue reading

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To Be Claimed

“The Lord was with Joseph, and he became a successful man, and he was in the house of his Egyptian master. His master saw that the Lord was with him and that the Lord caused all that he did to … Continue reading

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I Forgot About the Rose Garden

“You know what, go take ten minutes to think about what you wanna write,” my professor said. We’d been sitting there for only a handful of seconds, trying to remember an inanimate object that meant a lot to us when … Continue reading

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Day One

Day One: Move in “Wow, Lord, I’m so excited to see what You’re going to do here. Thank You for giving me patience today with moving in, for excitement and consideration in spending time with my family, and in making … Continue reading

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A Shield For Bullets

I was reminded today, after having to decide between nasty responses or kind and quiet resolve several times, of how important it is for me to go to God first, before I run to anyone else. I spent a while … Continue reading

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