My dear friend told me during a conversation in the middle of the night, "you're the boss, you get to decide"... that empowered me a lot and a stream of words began to flow from my finger tips and later out of mouth... these are those words.
I would like to offer a sneak peek into my new book of poetry, Testimony: Poems From the Heart. This is Beauty for Ashes. I do not normally do this, but I would like to give you some back story to how God laid this poem on my heart and the looooooong journe...
This week a year ago, I was preparing to leave my home for a month long journey of healing. The goal- deal with the affects of trauma and stabilize my roller coaster of moods. I wanted to sleep again. I wanted my life back.
It keeps stirring up inside of me... and sometimes writing is all I know how to do in the moment. But if you need a space to just be, breathe, scream, rant, or say nothing at all I pray this blog can be that place for you today.