Not Alone

By Cestiny Crowther Typically, when I write, my words are related to something I am feeling or thinking. Other times, they are related to how someone expressed their feelings to me. This particular poem is my reaction to a friend who swore to me that he was already too far...

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The Missing Piece

By Mary Ellen Collins Today we celebrate fathers. Fathers play a key role in the psychological development of their daughters from the moment they are born and on into womanhood. For example, fathers teach their daughters how to relate to men. Fathers help their daughters develop a strong and positive...

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The Fear of Loss

By Dottie Jo Menkhaus In my journey as a motherless daughter, I have battled the fear of loss many times. It started when I was 13. My parents sat me down at the kitchen table and told me that Mom had cancer. I cried for an hour, afraid that she...

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A Mother’s Gentle Wisdom

By Dottie Menkhaus Certain days of the year— such as birthdays, anniversaries, and Mother’s Day—are difficult after the loss of your mother. The date on the calendar triggers a tidal wave of memory and emotion. March 24 is when my Mom passed away from breast cancer at the young age...

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Where Can I Go?

By Gladys Bell I was never looking to become a pastor’s wife. That was not my chosen pathway. However, it was the pathway my future husband chose, so it became my future as well. But where can I go with this pain? The hurt? The anger? As a pastor’s wife...

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Write Your Own Story

By Cathy DiBella *Watch this video first or this blog will not make sense.” Let me say right here – this blog is NOT about losing weight or eating healthy. I’m just using the commercial to make a point. I promise. The whole point of this blog is what comes...

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I Can’t See

By Mary Ellen Collins I can’t see. Rain pouring down in buckets. Cats and dogs! Think I will take the long way home. Slower, but not as much traffic. Probably easier than the speed-crazed interstates. I don’t know that I have seen this much darkness and rain. The dark envelopes...

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Journey To Forever

By: Cestiny Beuerlein (Guest Blogger) This poem was written in a time that I was fully facing the internal struggle of believing the lie about my identity or finding my way to the truth of who I am in Christ! Thank you for reading. The person inside Is trying to...

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The Voice That I Miss The Most

By: Julie Thompson It’s been 10 years since I’ve heard her voice. A voice that consistently spoke words of love and encouragement into my life. A voice that I didn’t realize how much I would miss until I couldn’t hear it anymore. 10 years later, I’m still learning how to...

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