All I see is Jesus

Beloved Child, I’ve spent most of your time on earth trying to convince you of my love. We didn’t have that problem when we were together in heaven before I formed you in your mother’s womb. We were great friends and were in constant communication. And I want the same thing with you now. But … Continue reading All I see is Jesus

Any God’s (Good) Friday

The preachers have been working all week, at least, trying to put the crowning cap on that sermon, one of seven, that will distinguish itself from the platform collective. Father, forgive them for they know not what they do. Luke 23:34 Today you will be with me in paradise. Luke 23:43 Woman, behold your son. … Continue reading Any God’s (Good) Friday

The Same Song

Every Sunday the same song. No, really. Every Sunday. Every time there was an opportunity for what Black Baptists call “devotions,” the opening during which everyone could participate with a hymn or a prayer, a scripture or a testimony. I noticed that most people chose the same type each time. And within that choice, it … Continue reading The Same Song

Loving you long

I wonder sometimes what my life would be like if I’d never met you And then I realize that I can’t possibly know, can’t even imagine Cause there haven’t been many days that I haven’t seen your face Cause there haven’t been many times when I haven’t heard your voice Sensed your smell. Perceived your … Continue reading Loving you long