My Problem is my Perspective

My word for 2020 is release, “stop holding it”. I believe God is calling me to be more open and truthful in my relationships, I wouldn’t call myself a liar, I just hold a lot of things back :). The Bible says that the truth sets us free. In these few months, by speaking my…

Peace

“Peace not as the world gives”, this scripture has been ringing in my head since we have been shut down. To be honest, I’m not sure I understood this scripture until recently, the world is giving nothing but anxiety and worry at this point but God promised us peace in the midst of it.

Of Birthdays and Reflections

A few weeks to my 21st birthday. I met my Lord. It wasn’t until months later that I began to understand what this new life meant. Then words broke through the dam of self righteousness and flowed like a river. The beginning of my pen and paper romance. For many months after that I still…

BLACK FRIDAY

Yesterday, the sun forgot to shine on Paris The clouds held rain from Ethiopia Japan was shaken to its roots Nigeria remains in denial And Lebanon cannot sleep It seems the nights are no longer lit by the stars Even the moon seems to have fallen asleep The days are filled with screams of disbelief…

Cold Fire

Yesterday, everyone that hates us was tried and convicted For stealing and looting For the bombs that dropped on Baga and the girls of Chibok Today the sun will rise upon the graves of those who rest Upon the hearts of those who endlessly hope My name is Fatima and I live in a town…