Bitterness! Oh what a loaded word! When I hear it, no matter the context, it gives me a twinge of anxiety and causes my mind to wander to different crevices of my heart. Some of these filled long ago, but others still very tender, even today. It’s in those tender places that I can feel … Continue reading Bitterness Can Destroy, Even a Princess!
I believe many of us struggle to see ourselves as God sees us. I know I do. Our perceptions and identity have been measured and labeled according to the world’s standards. It’s the you are not and you will never be words that have been spoken over us that can bring us to the point … Continue reading I Am a Princess
As young children my little sister and I went to a very small southern Baptist church with our parents. My family attended church almost every day of the week and twice on Sunday. Our church hosted Revivals and Lock-Ins. The Revivals were always a big event, offering a variety preachers from across the United States. … Continue reading Introducing This Semester’s Writers – Tracey McDonald
My name is Javier Dominic Arriaga. Or, at least that was what it was supposed to be until the day I was born. Shockingly, I came out a girl and got the beautiful name of Arrianna Jozelle Arriaga. Which translates to, "o holy one," something I didn't appreciate for many years to come. I was … Continue reading Introducing – Arrianna Arriaga
I’m an original member. I’ve had the pleasure to write for Breath on Paper since it started almost two years ago. Many women have come and gone throughout the semester and I’ve been blessed to know each one as a family. Each woman brings a different aspect of their spiritual journey with them. We … Continue reading Introducing This Semester’s Writers – Tonya Masoner
WHO WERE YOU BEFORE HURT? Have you ever wondered who you were before whatever happened, happened that hurt you enough to change who you were? ~~~ She grew up in an ordinary family environment and did ordinary family things including going to church regularly; Wednesday evenings and twice on Sunday. She heard all about heaven … Continue reading There Was a Girl……