Tweet I awoke with the sun beaming through my bedroom window. I drag my body to get up in the bed while avoiding looking into the mirror. First, I thank God for shining upon me. Most wake up trying to avoid the sun rays, but I see the sun rays as God smiling uponRead more about A LOUD SHOUT![…]
Hello My Friend,
I will be focusing on suicide on a later date. For now it is all about you. You have got some homework to do for this week base on the Gospel of St. John. Read and study the Gospel of St. John for the month of December 2011.
(Please send me an email message, tweet me, or write a comment. Please let me know how this first assignment has helped you.)
The end of the Year 2011 will soon end and another new year begins. However, what have you learned from your 2011 good and bad experiences thus far?
How did you grow? Read more about It is About You Being God’s Glory …
I want to thank each of you for expressing your opinions. I praise God that over 585 of you have commented on the articles and 98% have been positive comments. The positive comments encourage me to keep going.
I told God this year that “I do not want You to look at me and be sad for creating me. I want You to smile and boast proudly “that I am your Daughter – your creation – made for your glory.” I want God to be proud of me as with any child who loves their parents. Read more about Thank You for your Comments …
I have issues!
How many times have you said something in the past and the words come back into your mind to literally haunt you? I mean every letter and every vowel of each word – replaying over and over inside your head. It is such a grievous feeling of condemnation that it affects you in every possible way.
There are many times through these life challenges that I have cried and wept. What is the difference between crying and weeping? I really do not know the politically correct answer. I can only say, for me crying is a reaction to an emotion. Weeping, for me, is the gut wrenching, down-to-the-cord-of-the-pain anguish. Weeping is when you do not know what to do; you have absolutely no control over the circumstances of what is about to occur in that moment. It is as if you are in an action movie…but everything is in slow motion. You’re there…slowly taking in the drama – the hurt – the pain – the suffering – taking it all in and you have no control to stop it – none whatsoever.
On July 4, 2008, as everyone was celebrating with bar-b-ques, picnics, family reunions and all the festivities of a holiday, my twin brother, my uncle and I went to visit my father at Mercy Hospital in Chicago. As we stepped out of the SUV and walked towards the entrance of the hospital, my father’s nurse rushed out to greet us. Nervously, she swiftly relayed the message that the hospital staff was trying to contact me because my father had been rush to the Intensive Care Unit. Unfortunately, she did not know exactly what had happened to my father and I felt an awful fear begin to enter into me as quickly as my heart could pump blood. Read more about My Words Have Come Back to Haunt Me! …
Gosh! I would be very wealthy profiting from the phrase “I AM GROWN! I have heard this phrase repeatedly from young adults. This phrase is especially use when young adults do not want to embrace wisdom or teaching from older folks like myself. Most of the time, I hear “I am grown from young women” while they twist their heads around like the girl in the Exorcist – possess!
I have a young woman whom I have known since 17 years old. She did not have a surrogate mother to guide her. I had, off and on; rear her little girl who was 4 years old at that time. Her little girl is now 14 years old. I consider her as my “daughter” and her daughter as my “granddaughter.” She has three little boys whom I consider them as my “grandsons.”
Recently my “daughter” posted a provocative picture on Facebook. The picture displays her dancing close to the bottom of the floor. They call it “drop-in.” A Youngman commented on my comments for he assumed that I was judging her. I was displeased with the picture. I let her know that I was displeased because she is a mother. A mother is to respect herself so her children will honor her; she is a Christian. A Christian should have the character as a Christian. Finally, no one should ever post anything that may negatively affect one’s character. The consequences will be more that one may have wanted. Read more about The Choices We Make …