I Am Not Afraid

I stand at my window with dread welling up in me. It’s a mild, sunny day, yet I can’t help but feel the weight of my opposition. I’ve heard it said that when you taste defeat, Almighty God weeps with you. I’ve heard it said that God restores the years that the locusts have eaten; […]

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Bitterness

Bitterness Supplant the plant of bitterness, Secured in all its stubbornness, The rally cry: “Uproot! Uproot!” Incinerate the bitter fruit. This mighty root we now assail, Against the dust we will prevail, The battle cry: “Return! Return!” Drink water from your own cistern. Direct your introspective gaze, Reflect upon your numbered days, The primal cry: […]

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