Writing has to be authentic to me. The topics I write about are usually the ones that burden my heart, that troubles my soul, or brings me unexpected joy. They always comes from a place of authenticity. Lately, I've sat at my computer to write my blog post (2 months behind going on 3) and… Continue reading Why Do I Even Bother with This Blog?
Have you ever tried your hardest to make something work? Be it a relationship, a problem at work, or just life all together, but no matter how hard you try it just won't work. Order, timing and perspective is what you need. You may be looking around at all your friends getting married, having kids,… Continue reading Sometimes It Falls Apart For A Reason
Cancer. That word seems to just commit broad daylight robbery. It suffocates life. Anyone who has ever had a doctor even circle around the words tumor or cancer can immediately feel the ground vanish from under their feet. I spent the last four years either in hospitals with my mom, car being repossessed, and jobless… Continue reading When He Walks Into a Room: A Short True Story
Thursday March 3, 2011 at 5:45 am my water broke. Being a first time mom I didn't know what was going on. And the fact that I didn't have any pain associated with my labor further confused me when I went to the bathroom and water gushed out. I thought it was nothing. I went… Continue reading Room Full Of Beauty
Hi my name is Phara Joseph, and I am a mom, but I'm not dead. I've have seen and heard from different moms, from different walks of life that say being a mom is the most important job they have. And I thought well I don't think my child is a job. I chose to… Continue reading You Are a Mom, Not Dead
There will be times in your life God will press on your heart to release things because you have not healed or you are still holding on to guilt and shame. He will ask you to tell your truth to help others. Even though you pray, go to church, may sing in the choir, head… Continue reading Liar, Liar I’m On Fire: Uncomfortable Truths
I am forever in search of God, in search of his face, his love, his grace and his mercy. The bible says, God gives me all these things freely, but however, when you don't know how to receive or accept it, you remain in search of it. Ever since I was little I always thought… Continue reading Jesus Reconciled Us
Christians give Christ a bad rep. We represent him in the worst ways possible; from our judgmental views, our righteous indignations, and our ever hypocritical actions. Gandhi was very much correct in his assessment when he said, “I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. They are so unlike your Christ.” Gandhi. Christ was… Continue reading Closet Christians