Message In Stanza

Poetry and Musings

The hands clasped What haven’t you grasped? Today, if you hear His voice Do not hardened your hearts With your cap in hand Where does your mind stand?   Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence So the Holy Spirit can take up residence I jump rope with a small rope as adult And …

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My most limited self belief Is, “What’s the point?” I’d rather delay the day away Than feel heavy like a semi-truck It’s happened again A day with unmet expectations  It must just be my luck    I am tired of reading between every line Searching amongst junk in a goldmine  I can sleep for 10 …

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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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