Parenting and Marriage

His Ways are Higher

Scribbles of words run across a dusted yellow page from a hand me down journal in the hands of a wide eyed little girl. Words are hard to find when your dreams are bigger than you are but I try my best to write them down. I want to be a teacher when I grow… Continue reading His Ways are Higher

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Parenting and Marriage

He is Our Great Reward

After this, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision: "Do not be afraid Abram, I am your shield your very great reward." Genesis 15:1 Dear Husband, I saw you today in a way I have never seen before. You have always been strong, protecting yourself, defending yourself. You've spent your life… Continue reading He is Our Great Reward

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The Purpose of My Work

I just wanted to take a moment and say a few things to you guys before I return back to my focus of this site. Anytime I have new readers and I like to retouch on the purpose of why I created My Fathers Symphony. There are many of you from the Minds social media,… Continue reading The Purpose of My Work

Parenting and Marriage

I Dream of Adoption

I climb the stairs searching for the cry I have come to know so well. Where is she? Where is my baby girl? I've been separated from her and now I am frantically searching as if life itself depended on it. The hallway is dark as I walk quickly on the hotel carpet. As I… Continue reading I Dream of Adoption

I Am Woman

I am Woman + Who was Eve?

Photo by: My Joy in Mae Creations After I had my son, whom I thought then would be my final child, I started to hunger for a deeper understanding for what womanhood in Christ really was. Keeping house, submitting to my husband and serving in my church and community, seemed to be what I found… Continue reading I am Woman + Who was Eve?

I Am Woman

New Section + I Am Woman

Last year I turned 30 years old and boy was I excited! I remember when I was a little girl, I always said that my 30's would be my golden years. I had goals guys, big dreams and big goals. I wanted to be settled down, in my life, in myself and better off than… Continue reading New Section + I Am Woman

I Am Woman

The Hate I keep

From the time I was a young girl and even today I have hated myself. That is common among abused children and it takes us a long time to heal from all the damage to get to a place of self love. But the way the world tells us to love ourselves never works. A… Continue reading The Hate I keep

Food

In My Kitchen + A Baptism Dinner

I have not posted in so long when it comes to this part of my blog and I thought it would be fun to try something different than my usual shared recipe post. Last week I had the honor to yet again baptize one of my children. I cannot begin to describe to you the… Continue reading In My Kitchen + A Baptism Dinner

Faith

To The Church, With Love

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Long ago I sleepily entered an old church in Downtown Cincinnati. It was Sunday and the early morning dew met with my black dress shoes as I entered the side door. This was not my favorite place. Unwillingly I had been here many times, but I had no idea that… Continue reading To The Church, With Love

Faith

The Ocean Valley

When the sea moves back to the deep, I will sink and crash into You I wrote this on our way home from Virginia, where I learned again to release my control over my life and give it back to God. From recent traumas I had picked back up what I had laid down because… Continue reading The Ocean Valley