Loss

Source of Inspiration


Lost job, broken marriage
repossed house, death of a loved one,
life’s calamidies can shake
us to the core.

A forest fire sweeps across,
burning all in its path,
leaving blackened stubs
pointing accusing fingers to the sky,
charred corpses, and ashes.

Then comes a gentle rain,
Mother Earth’s tears
to wash away our pain.
A tiny blade of grass pushes
up through the debris,
then another, and a flower
born where we thought
no life could exist.
With time, the floresta is renewed.

And so it is with our lives;
so often a seeming disaster
can sow seeds of change
in our lives creating opportunity
that we may have resisted, or
had been afraid to seize.

Stand firm with faith and courage
knowing that life is a spiral
of opportunity to grow,
each turn opening us to who
we are and who we
are destined to become.

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Join the Fight Against Human Trafficking by Arisjade

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Hey guys! As some of you may know, January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Known as the modern day slavery, human trafficking is the fastest growing organized crime present day.

Simply put, human trafficking is the exploitation of human beings as a means of gaining profit. The victims are manipulated through use of violence, intimidation, debt, threats, blackmail, deception, and more. Human trafficking manifests itself in a variety of different ways, the most common being the sex and labor trades.

via Join the Fight Against Human Trafficking 

“Illegitimate”… or Not

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Today, the word “illegitimate” came to me and I suddenly felt the brokenness that many feel when they are labeled this term. But we need to remember that none of us are “illegitimate” in God’s eyes.

“Illegitimate”…
is a term frequently used today…
to describe a child born “out of wedlock”…
but remember God doesn’t see any this way.
For no child is “illegitimate” in God’s eyes…
with a special place in our Father’s Heart…
for He plants the seeds at conception… Continue reading

NAMES OF GOD To Call Upon

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As we call upon the Lord in our times of need or even brokenness, let us remember that He is ALL things and has all these different Names for His different characteristics. Whether it’s healing or provision that you need, you can call upon His Name!!

Elohim (Creator God)

Jehovah Shammah (The Lord Is There)

Adonai (Lord, Master) Continue reading