TORMENTED BY GUILT!

I finally left the church. I wasn’t my mother’s daughter, after all. Unlike mama, I couldn’t sit still every Sunday and pretend that life was great outside the walls. I was too exhausted to try to atone. Besides, I had seen first-hand the vanity of atonement. My mother tried for most of her life in […]

TORMENTED BY GUILT!

I grew up in church. We were there at the opening and stayed till it was clear and empty. I was an only child of a street club dancer. My mama was a pole dancer by night. She hated it, hated how she felt afterward, but mama had to fend for us. My birth certificate […]

HELLO JESUS, IT’S ME AGAIN!

Hello Jesus, it’s me again. I have often been told that I seek approval in the wrong places. I have been told that the only place I can find true significance is in You and not the world. I have been told that I will be disappointed trying to find my worth in what others […]