Tag: women

She Could No Longer Hide

Our latest guest contribution is from Wendy Bones of Coffs Harbour, Australia. Wendy brings us a fresh and beautifully personal perspective on the woman with the issue of blood in Luke 8:43-48.  Welcome Wendy, and thankyou for reminding us that in Christ there is total healing for our ‘hidden places’ and freedom from shame.    A chance…

The First Day Of The Rest Of Our Lives

We spoke little as we hurried through the streets of Jerusalem. Slivers of warm sunlight were already piercing the dying darkness as the long night fled away. I pulled my cloak tightly around my face as if to protect myself against the harsh realities coming daylight would bring. Between us we carried the oil and…

Your Poem

Ishshah’s Story is pleased to feature the poetry of guest contributor, Gaby Comprés Batista, a young woman from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is an Early Childhood Education student who, in her words, “…loves writing poetry and encouraging others.” Enjoy more of Gaby’s inspiring pieces on her blog, In My Pocket. YOUR POEM i am…

Household Prayer

O God of pans and dish-pan hands, Of laundry on the line, O Lord of drawers and dirty floors, O King of home design; O Prince of dust, and swept-up crust, Of soothing tears and pain, Let not the grind rob peace of mind, Or interrupt Your reign. O Potentate of fork and plate, O…

Her Voice

Her voice is petalled purest pink, It gives her hearers thoughts to drink, It binds the wounds of tattered hearts With woman’s ways and woman’s arts. Her voice names Truth and calls it out When others’ souls begin to doubt; And tender as a flower’s face, Her voice breathes hope, and light, and grace. Her…

You

You. Are. Beautiful. Your soul. Your spirit. Your pain. Your struggles. Your skin packages your memories, your experiences, failures and foibles, talents and triumphs, your truest self. Give yourself time. Time to recognize your beauty. Time to grow into your beauty. Time to own and voice what is yours. You…