“What Would You Do If You Couldn’t Fail?”

I am a great writer. I KNOW that. I know that I can tell a story, write a poem or a song, get a message across, create, convince, coerce... I can work magic with my pen. It doesn't matter the subject matter or the forum, I can convey it and I can do it well. …

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Fighting Tired

Why is it that we quit when we're almost at the end? How is that we survive the storms of the deep only to drown in the shallow waters of the shore - Just yards away from dry land? To everyone else there seems to be nothing wrong. We're past the worst. We fought a …

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Here’s Why You Should Stop Reading “10 Things to Do While You Wait for a Husband” Articles

I am single. I am not exactly thrilled about it but I am not unhappy about it either. Truth be told, if I could, if I had any say, I would change it today. But I only want the one God has for me. If I wanted a man, I could make that happen. I …

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My prayer

Father, I have been trying to make sense of all the things that have happened to me this previous year. It's been a painful year. One filled with many disappointments and many setbacks but I know in the deepest, most sacred parts of me that I have been strengthened, enlightened and made new. I know …

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Restless

I finally have some down time after a very grueling ten months. The semester is over. My internships are complete. I've taken a "break" from my newspaper obligations, which will resume later this month. The Christmas and New Year bustle is behind me and my son is back in school which has given me some much …

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Dear 2014…

You kicked my butt so bad some days I wanted to give up on life. There were times I thought I would never make it through but you are coming to a close and I am still here. I outlasted you. And that in itself is a reason to rejoice. Still, I hold no bitterness …

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The Birthing Process

I can still vividly remember the experience of being pregnant with my son. I was young, single and un-saved and my situation was less than ideal but I was excited, nonetheless. At about six weeks in, however, the sickness started to set in  - terribly. I couldn't eat anything for the first three months. My …

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The Power in Surrender

  I can do all things. I truly believe that. Give me a problem, I can solve it. Give me a challenge, I overcome it. Whatever you need, I can get it done, maybe not right away - but best believe I will find a way. And you will be impressed. I pride myself on that, …

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So God Told You He Is Your Husband?

(As seen on The Praying Woman. I wrote this specifically for women but I know that the reverse happens as well. It is important to note that I by no means meant to imply that as long as a man says you are his wife, then it is set in stone. Men have also been …

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Seasons Change

I've been trying to understand where my fairly recent obsession with landscape photography came from. I grew up in the country in a small town right by the ocean. I spent my childhood playing in the bushes, making mud pies and climbing trees. Most of my mornings were spent by the ocean, with my grandmother, watching …

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