Tag: hope

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Recently, I was forced to stand by as my daughter's heart was crushed. I wanted so badly to "fix" things; however, the entire situation is completely out of my power to "fix." So each day I've stood by my sweet pie being the mother and friend she needs right now. If I could say anything…




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About 4 years ago, I had the worst time finding a job. Several months went by and I grew frustrated. I thought once I graduated, the hardest part of my life was behind me. I felt like God had let me down. People who didn’t even acknowledge God were getting jobs left and right. Then…




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When I feel like complaining, I say thank you instead. When I feel disappointment coming over me, I turn my back to it, smile and say thank you. When I feel worry inching its way into my direction, I pray, say thank and then I rest.What else can I say really? If I complain, it’s…




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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Jul 11

Raw

My mind is as raw as the wounds on my legs.
Originally posted on ItsJustASpark




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Sometimes things don’t turn out the way you originally planned. All the time God has something better. Sometimes situations bring heartache. All the time God is willing to restore and heal you. Sometimes we can feel so hopeless. All the time God should be our hope. Sometimes the only thing we can do is cry,…




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Firstly I would like to say Hi to all! What if I tell you today I woke up with a ‘prune face’ . I didn’t plan to wake up like that. So let me tell you how I felt.. Nothing, Mute, Morbid, Empty.. Now you can ask me but you started with “Nothing”. Well, all…




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Last summer I wrote a letter to a friend and placed it in a bottle. I hadn’t seen her in a while and it was great to reconnect. I wanted to mark the occasion for her and show her my gratitude and love. She traveled a great distance physically and emotionally to arrive at my…




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I spent my youth Away from Home. Wishing my friends Were sisters of my own. I didn’t like family. Dangerous love. Beat up and tortured, Push comes to shove. We lived in the country, Away from town. If there are no neighbors, Does abuse make a sound? My heart goes back To that scary place.…




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Background I was abused for 19 years by my father and others. Physically and emotionally. Then my dad died in ’92. For 6 more years, I would be physically and emotionally abused by my sister. At 25, I moved out, got married and I was free! From almost-daily emotional abuse. But. That day? That I…