Message In Stanza

Poetry and Musings

Don’t you just love God’s beautiful creation? 😊   Here is a poem inspired by these pictures: The moon is this illumating sphere in the sky Giving off a light to show us the path of life Nature teaches us there no two paths alike Like there are different varieties of butterflies All created by …

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Verbal abuse is a silent plague and the statistics of how often verbal abuse happens is underwhelming. According to Bonnie Lynn Wright, Ph.d, she explains why, “Because people who are mentally abused tend to blame themselves for being abused, they do not report the abuser. We build our perception of ourselves through the response and …

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Social competence and the ability to adhere well to the “unwritten” rules of society makes one successful. But putting time and effort into something but not having the social graces for circumstances can leave one futile. It doesn’t matter if you have the heart of a saint but don’t play the “social game,” you’ll always …

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The Bible predominantly depicts God as a Fatherly figure deep in compassion, power, who disciplines those He loves. Ephesians 4:6 says, “One God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all” (ESV). What a beautiful image! This creator being of ours is a Fatherly figure who is absolutely a …

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The Bible says to “Pray without ceasing.” (1 Thessalonians 5:17). I believe praying helps someone renew their minds. Anything can come into our minds and sabotage our day. It comes into the dark recess of our brains and knocks on the door and nine times out ten, how many times do we answer? I would …

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Some people can calmly play competitive sports like chess or billboards. They just precisely determine their move for their pawns and diligently think 4 steps ahead. I am that way with basketball when I played as a kid. I was an average shooter. But my biggest strength was getting rebounds. They used to call me, …

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