My Witness

  • Prepared for the Pandemic

    I say I’m a pinball, and I’m glad the machine belongs to God. I can look back and see that when I started dreaming about things and feeling an urgency to take certain steps, it was ...

  • Finding My Thanksgiving

    This year, I faced strange challenges in my role as mother and trainer of children. The whisper came back: Is another child of mine being mistreated because of the world’s unresolved issues with the meaning ...

  • Impossible

    Impossible

    “Ignorant” is actually the appropriate denotation – the definition of the idea that No One gave us all the things we have. That Nobody made all the things we see… But the word I prefer ...

  • I Have Feelings, Momma

    “I Have Feelings, Momma…”


    I honestly forget who I am sometimes. I think I’m a writer. But writing’s ✍🏽 something I can do. I think of myself as “Mom,” ...

  • God Loves What Drives You Nuts

    God Loves

    What Drives You Nuts

    God loves the people that annoy me. Do you know that God loves the people who annoy you?

    There was this lady I used to see ...

  • Babylon

    My people, go you out of the midst of her, and deliver yourselves every man his soul from the fierce anger of the LORD;

    And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my ...

  • Faith

    I was in the shower thinking about Stephen King. He used to be one of my favorites, a reading obsession. Listen: I still highly, highly recommend his book, “On Writing” for writers. But I started reading ...

  • We Can’t See Ourselves, but God Can

    A friend wrote me a note right before my due date for #4, our third daughter… In it, she described my involvement with my children as individualized and invested. I thought of what God has done, because ...

  • Momlife: When it Feels Like I’m Falling

    We enter the story just after I have spilled hot oatmeal all over one slipper and my maxi skirt and my bare leg… After I’ve vacuumed – the chore my oldest daughter is supposed to do every ...

  • Your Blueprints

    The plans in question 👇🏾 are a blueprint – intricate, thoughtfully-devised ideas for how to construct something, devised and memorialized by God…for your future, your life.

    ‘For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the ...

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