Tag Archives: ministry

Keepers of our Souls

You craft your words to heal our pain Then stir our hearts to live again Through prose, our wings of soul take flight Yet circle back on truth alight Oh keepers of our souls I know That one day in your … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Talents

“You know,” my mother’s kindly eyes sparkled as she spoke, “When I was in real estate school, I learned that you need to take down your personal photos when trying to sell your home.”      “Really,” I hummed while studying her face, … Continue reading

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Barbie, Me, and Tenacity

There are times in my life when I do not think I can go on any further. During these dark seasons of doubt, I need voices of insistence to light the way. My best friend, Barbie, is one of the people who coaches me through those long tunnels of … Continue reading

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#57 Fame

“You can have me before my time…before I flower.”                                                                                         -Selling out for Fame       Fame has a seductive allure. Perhaps the human need for validation drives the pursuit of this fickle lover.    “If I am popular, then I am worthy, … Continue reading

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Being at Peace with your Purposes

We live in a culture driven by the desire for success as calculated by popularity and wealth. These messages form our value systems as they stream through television and computer screens. While some climb up to the top of the … Continue reading

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