Earthen vessel, 2013

  Dear readers, instead of my normal post today, I will share this popular poem from my past blog.  I have been busy this week with a different project, but I will return to a normal writing schedule next week. Thank you for reading, and I hope you enjoy today’s devotional poem. Blessings to you! You lift Read More…

Repairing my torn heart with Psalms

My heart was torn between two homes as a child of divorce.  But with time and grace, God gave me healing through these verses: The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.  Psalm 34:18 NIV He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.  Psalm 147:3 NIV

Why God made me an orchid girl

One afternoon several years ago, I cried out to God from my prayer closet:  “Why do you allow me to feel so much pain?” I was standing in the intersection of old grief and new grief.  That summer I wrote many memories in the form of poems, an excruciating process of reliving past hurts.  I Read More…