From Abuse to Abundance

She sat on the porch, an open book in her lap but she wasn't reading it. Her eyes were on the street.  She was waiting for her daughter to come home from school.  Somewhere in the back- yard, she heard the piercing trill of a bird.   It was a beautiful spring afternoon.  Quite peaceful …

Prayer Partner

She had been looking for a prayer partner for a long time but whenever she thought of someone and called her, it wasn't a good time for the person or she wasn't interested. The past year had been hard. Her marriage of fifteen years ended in divorce. They had gone for counseling but he decided …

Shackles

As she read the two volume autobiography of Olaudah Equiano, she was reminded of how fortunate she was.  She was a black, educated woman who was able to go to the university of her choice and become what she had always dreamed of.   She and her parents left the West Indies for a better life in America.   Her …

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