Tag Archives: Pain

We Remember….

Yes, we remember that day. The day the towers fell. A day forever etched into our hearts. A reminder that life can be shortened and freedom can be robbed in the blink of an eye. May God help us to … Continue reading

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The Bullying Stops Here—Standing Strong

“Be stronger than the voice that says you can’t! We must get up, rise above, and soar beyond what makes us feel less than!”  © 2014 Doris Hayes Gibson  Bullying: A word I wish never existed…an action that can quickly … Continue reading

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Say No!—Ending the Silence

I have spoken in blogs and in poetry, (even through my first book, Heart Written – Breaking Free) about this subject…a subject kept hush-hush throughout my lifetime as a young girl and an adult. Through the inspiring and gifted words … Continue reading

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When Childhood Revisits–My Journey Through Tears

My family celebrated our Thanksgiving Saturday. My son came with his family from N.C. My younger daughter came from Clemson to spend a few days with me. Our hearts were overflowing with so much joy during our time together at … Continue reading

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If God Be for Us . . .

“What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31 Life isn’t always fair. Days come when we feel alone, afraid, insignificant, and very unloved. Someone ignores our feelings. Another … Continue reading

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When God Speaks, Do You Listen?

“The Lord your God will be merciful only if you listen to his voice and keep all his commands that I am giving you today, doing what pleases Him.” (Deuteronomy 13:18) For as long as I remember, I felt my … Continue reading

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When a Strong Man’s Soul Is Broken for His Best Friend

Michael Cogdill, of WYFF News 4 in Greenville, SC, Holding the Poetry Image of “Maggie’s Love.” Hearing of his tragic loss, my heart was more than touched. I, too, felt that sting so great and fire-piercing as a jagged sword finding … Continue reading

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The Years of Devastation: Surviving After Abuse

No matter how hard you may try, if you have been in an abusive situation, you will never forget the pain. I am a survivor of domestic violence in many forms. I was punched. I was slapped. I was thrown … Continue reading

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Little Secrets Become Big Hurts

I see the fear within her eyes…deepest, darkest pain and terror that once claimed my childhood’s soul. She looks downward to hide the sorrow so many can never imagine…. But I know. Inside, I know. And I weep for her. … Continue reading

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Behind the Veil

The Tears of a Clown  She smiles through her pain as she passes through the crowded streets. She laughs with her friends when she really wants to go home and cry into the silence of her pillow. The mask she … Continue reading

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