I awaken, yet darkness remains. Tormented and discouraged, I cry out, “Lord, where are You?” I search familiar places, Yet, happiness eludes me And my heart sags, soaked in sorrow. Life’s trials and its senseless inhumanity Weigh upon my soul, And I wonder, “Will my spirit ever again take flight?” Overcome,Continue reading “In Darkness”
Take refuge in the Lord; Come into His holy presence. He tenderly cares for us And watches over His children. Though evil strikes from the shadows and pursues the pure of heart, God will preserve us And we shall see His face. Based on Psalm 11.
I believe it’s impossible to experience heart-felt gratitude unless we have first known deprivation and need. I never appreciated someone’s loyalty as much as after I was betrayed; my dependence on others until those I relied on had shirked their responsibility; the value of necessities until after I had struggled to make ends meet; and theContinue reading “Be Thankful for Gratitude”