Every Morning

Every morningWe meet at this placeYou seeking my heartMe seeking Your face. Every morningWe embraceYou filling my heart with loveMe overwhelmed by Your grace. Every morningI depart from our placeFilled to overflowingReady to share Your love, mercy, and grace. Every morning. The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;His mercies never come to an end; they areContinue reading “Every Morning”

A Black History Verse to Ponder

February is the month we set aside to pay tribute to African Americans who have influenced our culture. This past Sunday at church, our musician played Lift Every Voice and Sing written by James Weldon Johnson. I grew up listening to that song as the Negro National Anthem. It was played at the end ofContinue reading “A Black History Verse to Ponder”

Guest Poet: Taylon

Today’s poet is a young man who touches my heart every day–my son Taylon Mosley. The following is his tribute to Black History. Black Celebration By definition it is ugly, The opposite of white, Not beautiful to be precise. But I find it lovely. It reminds me of the dark starry nights The color bringsContinue reading “Guest Poet: Taylon”

African American Poets: Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley is an early American poet who wrote poems about the people in her life and her faith. She was raised as a slave in New England and was taught to read and write by her owners’ daughter. She eventually traveled to England where her works “Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral” wereContinue reading “African American Poets: Phillis Wheatley”