Photo by Mark Frost from Pixabay In my young adult years, I met a couple at my church who ministered to teen runaways at a shelter in downtown Hollywood. The wife told me stories of how the runaways had been enslaved into prostitution. She also told me of many victories over demons. My short work below … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Spiritual Warrior
Photo by @whoisbenjamin (Unsplash) Peace by Olowo Hope The more I struggled, the more it grew Pushing me further down deep. The clouds above hovered in pity Thunder spoke in roars Lightning flashed through the walls of darkness, I sunk deeper, fighting the waves. Bereft of strength, I yielded. Dancing to the … Continue reading Poetry: Peace
Photo by Matthew T Rader (Unsplash) I love road trips in the summertime. They remind me to look around and see God's blessings that are so easily missed in the busyness of work and family responsibilities. —April Ojeda, poet Driving Country Highways in July (Joyful) by April Ojeda Stately Thistle, purple headdress, Holding court in … Continue reading Poetry: Driving Country Highways in July (Joyful)
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Image by Xin on Unsplash Clamoring for the Bottom Rung by Carole L. Haines Even if no one else ever sees down deep in the darkest parts of me I see and God sees or if no one else ever knows the harshest thoughts, the hurts, the wounds . . . I know and … Continue reading Poetry: Clamoring for the Bottom Rung, by Carole L. Haines