Save Me

As a young teen I liked spending countless hours in my bedroom. Like any teenager, I locked myself in my bedroom with my headphones on my ears listening to music. I smoked pot while looking up to the ceiling imagining I was staring into the sky. This was my ideal Friday night when I did not want to go out. I wondered, “Is this all there is to life?” Imagine a young girl’s eyes full of curiosity to know a mighty God… I sang a song to God. It was my plea for salvation from myself and from the life I knew. I was high on pot every time, but […]

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I want to know You

Savior, I just want to know you. I want to fall deep in love with you. I want to be filled by your presence because I need you. Abba, I want to forget about life itself and dwell with you. Human desires are contradicting to who you are. I find this to be true within me. There are so many things and situations that keep me unstable and unable to love you well. I often find myself on my knees asking you to destroy all the idols in my heart. I want to be faithful. Savior, sometimes I cannot breathe. Sometimes I lose sight of you. I rush towards you trying […]

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School Bus to Flint MI

I left out early in the morning and like I expected it was a peaceful drive.  My only fear was getting pulled over, a flat tire, or hitting an animal.  I guess that counts for 3 fears but at the time it seemed like one fear.  The drive to a place you have never been always seems longer than the ride back and such was the case.  I did not know what to expect when I arrived in Flint MI but knew that poverty would definitely be one of the things I would see.  I arrived in Flint MI about 9:40am at a location a guy at my job told […]

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