As a nation stands on the cusp awaiting change, there’s a tension in the air that can be cut with a knife… Are you really ready for the answer to the question, “What Next?” What next, America? This hysteria is overwhelming as loved ones held dear drop like flies! Too young, high-strung, pre-existing conditions […]
The Don Who Stole Christmas
There’s a lesson to be learned from Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. After President Trump blocked a relief bill for the American people, it’s official: “The Donald” is “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.” Sadly, many of us, including myself, might literally be able to relate to Yehushua being turned away thousands […]
So, just when your mountain seems too high And your valley falls too low Just when your tears, they come so fast, You can’t tell which way to go Just when your heart’s about to break From the pain that’s deep inside That is the time when you just believe… […]
Depression: Alone With Him
In the world’s madness, lies a battle within the minds of all African-Americans that no one can comprehend. How do we heal? How can we be restored? Who do we turn to when no one knows, or can even understand, how deep this hurts? There is only One I can turn to in this depression. […]
A Protest Poem for Police Brutality
If We Must to War… *In the wake of George Floyd’s murder while in police custody on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020, I struggled to find my voice. When it finally struck, it was at 2:00 a.m. on May 28. There is no filter here. Please ingest with caution. If we must to war Rest […]
New Devils STOP!
What adversaries are stopping you from taking a leap of faith? Just pick any distraction. Distractions are interesting. Distractions cause us to pause and more often than not, miss out on important, right-now moments in a life we’re not promised to be living tomorrow. These disruptive distractions are unnecessary hesitations that delay what we know […]
Everything you have is because #GodDidIt!
Everything you have is because #GOD DID IT! LaShanna R. Tripp ©2019 Wordz & Rhythmz LLC Publishing. Everything we have is because God did it. What happens when we forget Who brought us from meagerness to greatness? This poem is a reminder of this truth, which God spoke to me through a rushing wind […]