Call

This week’s poem by Demetria is dedicated to the whispers and silent prayers God speaks to our hearts. You can follow her on Instagram @deekeesee   If you’d like to be featured for #NationalPoetryMonth reply to this post below. Keep Being Honest, Shanisha   When you call I will pick up and answer. You areContinue reading “Call”

Growth

I’m not going to paint a perfect picture. An album of beautifully crafted still lives haunt my computer screen and my thoughts. The experience, the moment, was the hardest thing I ever had to do (in my young adult life, that is). Four months in a foreign land felt like K.O.s to the old me.Continue reading “Growth”

Growth

I’m not going to paint a perfect picture. An album of beautifully crafted still lives haunt my computer screen and my thoughts. The experience, the moment, was the hardest thing I ever had to do (in my young adult life, that is). Four months in a foreign land felt like K.O.s to the old me.Continue reading “Growth”

The Problem.

I completely understand. A subject as abstract as sin doesn’t come up much in conversation. It is uncomfortable. Not many people, Christians and not, know the fullness of sin; the weight it causes; the stain it leaves. We don’t speak of it for fear of judgment or being excluded. It’s actually quite shallow when youContinue reading “The Problem.”

The Problem.

I completely understand. A subject as abstract as sin doesn’t come up much in conversation. It is uncomfortable. Not many people, Christians and not, know the fullness of sin; the weight it causes; the stain it leaves. We don’t speak of it for fear of judgment or being excluded. It’s actually quite shallow when youContinue reading “The Problem.”

Religious Studies

Mr. Professor, You made religion look dirty you gave the bible a new name one similar to vomit and feces you definitely didn’t make it easy for me. I dreaded everything I made sure I was late everyday to compensate for my lack of interest in readings coupled with my mean mug plastered in theContinue reading “Religious Studies”

Religious Studies

Mr. Professor, You made religion look dirty you gave the bible a new name one similar to vomit and feces you definitely didn’t make it easy for me. I dreaded everything I made sure I was late everyday to compensate for my lack of interest in readings coupled with my mean mug plastered in theContinue reading “Religious Studies”

Let’s Be Honest

  What’s the difference? The chasm that Divides the mediocre from The real Really, what is the difference. Between true and false Love. A falsehood that causes men And women to break fit and conform Reset press and crush our beliefs, lives To compromise our basic necessities. The standard we establish. Then demolish for love’sContinue reading “Let’s Be Honest”

Let’s Be Honest

  What’s the difference? The chasm that Divides the mediocre from The real Really, what is the difference. Between true and false Love. A falsehood that causes men And women to break fit and conform Reset press and crush our beliefs, lives To compromise our basic necessities. The standard we establish. Then demolish for love’sContinue reading “Let’s Be Honest”