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Just Because - A Letter to Loved Ones

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Posted by Erin Oakley on

Prelude from the author:  "I wrote this poem when I was really struggling emotionally with anxiety.  At the time my anxiety made me push everyone I cared about away, especially God. I wrote this poem as a way to lean into my anxiety, and to finally reach out to my loved ones and God...

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Tags: anxiety, care, empathy, family, love, mental health, panic, understanding

Holy Spirit

Posted by Erin Oakley on

"Every believer has received a gift that manifests the Spirit's  power and presence. That gift is given for the whole of the community."   1 Corinthians 12:7 In the embrace of my pen with the paper, I become a cloud. My thoughts are like that of the wind, revealing themselves...

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Tags: help, holy spirit, living, mission, sanctification, strength, creativity, prayer

The Unforeseen Path

Posted by Erin Oakley on

(Inspired by Psalm 23)  As I walk through a long Winding road, darkness Overtakes it. I shudder as fear overwhelms Every inch in my being.    Suddenly, I am touched by an All surpassing warmth.  A light touches the place  Where my feet meet the...

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Tags: chaos, devotions, peace, spirit filled life, youth