This Dichotomy, where logic makes no sense at all. Where instead of running parallel, all things intersect. A place where Last is First, and Surrender is Honor. This place where Death became Life.
I stumble. I fall. I bruise myself, and sometimes I bleed. I stumble, I fall. I battle mind against Spirit, body against heart. I stumble, I fall. It all seems too much, what would it mean to give up? I stumble, I fall. Over and over it seems.
"The Waiting Place for people just waiting. Waiting for a train to go or a bus to come, or a plane to go or the mail to come, or the rain to go, or the phone to ring, or the snow to snow or waiting around for a Yes or a No or waiting for their hair to grow. Everyone is just waiting"
I thought that this was a curse I would have to learn to live with for the rest of my life. So, I began to deal. I learned how to live life with the emptiness, the brokenness, the pain. I learned how to smile even when everything inside of me was weeping. There was no light at the end of this never-ending tunnel.
Written by: Amarachi Silverline Offor & Iyanuoluwa Akinrinola Let me ask you a few questions to start. Have you ever heard the word “No”? Have you ever felt worthless? Have you ever put so much effort into a thing Only to watch it blow-up in your face? Have you ever written or answered... Continue Reading →
“Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10, KJV) She saw it boldly written. The other words seemed faint as she glanced through her bible. She had flipped through the pages continuously and that was the only verse that she caught sight of. She threw her bible to the floor and went down... Continue Reading →
You weren't a pastor or a prophet, a doctor or a clinician, you weren't in the spotlight and most didn't even know how much you did BUT The number of lives you impacted, transformed, and uplifted are beyond measure. You were a man beyond compare. Charles Robert Scott, Coach, I do not even know where... Continue Reading →
...Sometimes, to better understand where you are going, you need to look back on where you are coming from... Often times I forget the bondage from which I was freed. The bondage masked under pleasure. The bondage masked under 'societal norm'. The bondage masked under capitalism. The bondage masked under liberalism. The bondage which by... Continue Reading →
"Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Already Taken" - Oscar Wilde "Nobody Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent" - Eleanor Roosevelt These quotes were ones I held onto in my life for some time. I remember as a teenager, going through so many changes emotionally, physically, and so much more; I repeated these... Continue Reading →
"On the hill far away, stood an old rugged Cross, the emblem of suffering and shame..." (Bennard, 1913). On the hill, on that Cross, was where the battle for my life was won. On the hill, on that Cross, was where my victory was taken back for me. On the hill, on that Cross, was where... Continue Reading →