Unforgiveness…

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This is for the many who still harbor unforgiveness in their heart. Remember, unforgiveness hurts ourselves more than the ones who have hurt us. We have to give them to God and allow Him to deal with them and their own words, thoughts, and deeds.

“Unforgiveness”…
is like a bitter pill…
and though you try to wash it down…
the taste is of “bitterness” still.
For unforgiveness and bitterness…
are like poisons to our soul… Continue reading

A Spirit of Bitterness

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A spirit of bitterness…
prevents many to forgive…
so with anger and resentment…
they just continue to live.
With some expressing anger…
like steam from a boiling pot…
or some blinded by bitterness…
with their own wrongs they forgot.
And others seek vengeance…
like a wild animal on the prowl… Continue reading

Facing Goliath…

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Facing Goliath…

is what we all have to do…

with bitterness and resentment…

mixed with some fear and anger too. 

For the wounds of our pasts…

become hidden so deep within…

but it’s when Goliath comes again…

that more healing can actually begin.

For we have to face the giants…

that have somehow hindered our way… Continue reading

DV Awareness Day #17: Inspirational Message– Don’t Wait!

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I saw this quote and wanted to share it because of the truth in it.

“You don’t have to wait for someone to treat you bad repeatedly. All it takes is once, and if they get away with it that once, if they know they can treat you like that, then it sets the pattern for the future.” (Healthyplace.com)

The old saying “been there- done that” is what comes to me. So many of us have ignored the warning signs and given in again and again to abusers as we ignore the “bad” and rationalize it with the “good” or just make excuses for them. ¬†Remember, every time we allow someone to treat us badly, it becomes acceptable Continue reading

Many of Us Have “Chains”

Sometimes we need to do some self-evaluations to see if our actions or reactions are what they should be. Do we have chains that can be pulled or bind us where we don’t need to be? Think about it.

Many of us have “chains”…
though we don’t even realize…
for these chains are hidden…
and sometimes in disguise. Continue reading