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  • June 13, 2023

    READ: PSALM 56; LAMENTATIONS 3:22-23; JOHN 8:12 Here I am, Lord Falling into the darkness Waiting for someone to hear my cry Here I am, wandering and broken Dealing with the pains of my past I want to see a comeback I want to feel Your song My soul needs to hear a note of [...]

  • May 24, 2023

    READ: SONG OF SONGS 2; 8:6-7; EPHESIANS 5:25-32 Today we’re looking at a book in the Old Testament called Song of Songs. Many readers are confused when they find this love poem in the Bible. It talks about the passionate love between this husband and wife, written in a way that no one speaks today. But [...]

  • April 1, 2023

    On many a Sunday morning, I find myself getting ready for church. I gaze at my closet, filled with casual clothes for school, but nothing seems right forchurch. I quickly grab a simple blouse and hurry downstairs. At church, everyone seems well-dressed, happy, and eager to greet us at the door. Somehow, I don't feel [...]

  • October 27, 2022

    In and out, I remind myself There's no air in this room My lungs collapsing Pathogens attacking Brain on fire Keep it in, I remind myself This will have to end But, great tears rolling Body trembling Petrified with fear A voice, a call Whisper of hope “Look up child” says my Lord His golden [...]

  • October 11, 2022

    Not five days had passed since we began our journey, and already we had seen trouble. My brother and I dragged our tired bodies down the road, our dented swords hanging limply in their scabbards and our stomachs moaning with hunger. I remembered how Supreme Agape told us that we would have troubles—many of them—and [...]