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Devotional Nuggets – #96

 

“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence;  and take not thy holy spirit from me.  Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.” Psalms 51:10-12

Lord, I give you praise because, in your wrath, you remembered mercy. I bless you because you did not cast me away forever. Continue reading

Good Morning World!

 

“Never forget that God is your friend. And like all friends, He longs to hear what’s been happening in your life. Good or bad, whether it’s been full of sorrow or anger, or even when you’re questioning why terrible things have to happen.”  – Nicholas Sparks Continue reading

Survival is a Process!

 

Survival is a process.
May every day be a warm embrace;
a hug in the rain.
The scent of fried plantain.
The gentle breeze licking off the sweat on your forehead,
or the voice of that person
who loves you
even on the days, you forget to love yourself.
When you can’t get up,
those days when there’s a mountain sitting on your chest,
remember that opening your eyes
is victory.
Taking a breath
is victory.
When you wail call your name.
Not one name but all your names;
the names of the multitude you carry
wrapped together like a ball of yarn
and tucked in the farthest corners of your psyche.
Forgive yourself for the mistakes you made
when you thought you knew but had no clue.
Forgive and be kind.
To you.

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