Maya Angelou

Beautiful Maya via Don’t shoot the messenger! Hey, I’m just the messenger! A flippant yet poignant phrase, no?  The implication that someone is bringing a message of some sort to me from someone else, carrying it like a box of unsteady explosives or a barrel of chocolates.  The medium is superfluous, the messenger simply has […]

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Whose are you God? I am hers. She. The one who wants to be raped. Beaten. Pillaged. She does not want a man to make love to her. No. She wants to be screwed. It ain’t pretty. It ain’t romantic. It does not feel good. It does not need to. These are blurred lines. He […]

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Jana

Eager to welcome a beautiful soul today, Kristi Scott whom I “met” through Twitter & the #FMFparty community.  Besides looking a little like my sister, I feel drawn to the beauty of this sweet soul, so passionate & lovely.  Her post is part of a series of guests post over the next couple of months […]

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I’m honored to welcome Minister Ken Pettigrew to my blog in his second guest post here.  Ken is a gifted man of God with a heart of gold.  He’s a man of passion and an amazing thinker.  He’s given us a beautiful gift of vulnerability in this post. (Thank you so much, Ken)! This is […]

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I read my friend, Sarah Bessey’s beautiful words’s the other day and wept.  Ten minutes later I’d written the following response. //// “I’m the one who gets on your nerves, the one you wish would go away, I know. Maybe I embarrass you. Maybe I worry you. Maybe I anger you. Maybe it’s a bit […]

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I didn’t think I was marrying wrong. In fact, there was nothing at all wrong about my foray into marriage. When he got down on his knee with a beautiful platinum ring in hand he’d done so with the approval of his parents, my Ma, all our friends -mutual and individual- and his full-time Ministry […]

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Today I started my new job as a Program Director for a local nonprofit.  It was fabulous.  There are many aspects of this position I know I’m going to love including getting to train several non-profit Boards in volunteer management & volunteer recruitment.  It’s amazingly up my alley.  Thank. You. God. So.  I guess Ima’ […]

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God Speaks

~ I was asked to write about when God speaks or didn’t speak.  When I was contemplating what I would write, I never considered writing it about when God didn’t speak.  I wanted to share about the times that God did speak and was clear.  Who wants to focus on those times when we don’t […]

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