Inspirational Song For Today: Broken Ones

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The words to this song should resonate with all who listen to it. We have all been broken once before. We have all felt the hurt and pain of rejection. So let’s reach out to the broken. Let us show love to the broken… for the power of love can heal and restore. Continue reading

Feeling Alone and Rejected

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This is for the many who are feeling alone and rejected through various abuses that have been inflicted upon them like bullying, domestic violence, adultery, etc. God wants to bring healing and restoration to all the  broken… we just have to trust Him and give Him our brokenness.

Feeling alone and rejected…
is how many victims feel…
who cry out to God in darkness…
praying to be restored and healed.
For the wounds of our pasts…
cause a deep-seeded void…
where love should dwell… Continue reading

Inspirational Song For Today: He Ain’t the Leaving Kind

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My son played this song for me this past weekend, and I want to share it with all of you. He was reminding me of our struggles over the years as I tried to raise 3 children alone… and reminding me that I was never really alone. Now so many of you have struggled to raise children alone for various reasons. Many have cried tears of brokenness and suffered through feelings of loneliness Continue reading

This Cloak of Darkness… A Message to the Depressed

This is a message for those who are struggling with depression. This time of year is particularly difficult for those alone. I pray that each of you be able to overcome the darkness that surrounds you.

Clothed in darkness…
feeling your life is a mess.
Surrounded by brokenness…
and intense feelings of distress.
Looking around you…
feeling your world has fallen apart.
Knowing you have to continue…
but the darkness just won’t depart. Continue reading

Grow Where You’re Planted…

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Grow where you’re planted…
are the words I heard one day.
Then I realized a deeper meaning…
when I heard it again today.
For God puts us in places…
whether alone or in families too.
But He wants us to grow in Him…
getting stronger to do what He wants us to do.
And sometimes we can grow…
because some families won’t hold us back.
But sometimes we can’t…
for any pursuit of God brings attacks. Continue reading

To The Lonely at Christmas

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As I watched TV with my children this weekend…
one message was repeated loud and clear…
that Christmas was a time to spend with family…
and that’s why so many are lonely this time of year.
And commercial after commercial…
talks about family and gift giving to others…
but so many are financially unable…
or even estranged from children, sisters, or brothers. Continue reading

Struggles Through Christmas

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Struggles through Christmas…
is what many people seem to find…
when they have been victimized…
with broken dreams left behind.
With depression and loneliness…
and even suicidal thoughts to arise…
while we watch those who are happy…
be joyful with each Christmas surprise.
For many are now all alone…
their dreams shattered with divorce…
and families are now scattered…
as they’ve taken a different course. Continue reading