The Gospel According to Porsha
February 11, 2019
Orginally published for Fidelia of Young Clergy Women International
“How do we decide what to study or what jobs to pursue, or what topics to write about? The answer is simple: do the work your soul must have” — Katie Cannon
There are works that are assigned to each of u...
March 5, 2018
Today, I celebrate the birth of my best friend, Liz.
Liz is more than just my friend.
She is my sister.
We all need a friend like Liz.
The friend who will pray for you.
(Like really praying for you. Not that, "Oh I'm praying for you," and never really does it.)
February 26, 2018
Burst of bright light
Creator of the light
Majestic God the Creator
Creator of everything good and holy
Hold the light
Hold the light tight
Hold the bright light right and don't let go
And then, there was a light that shins bright even in the darkness. The darkne...
February 19, 2018
My relationship with words are complicated. Words are my friend.
Words are my love.
Words have been good to me when I have not been good to words.
Words never leave me, yet I leave words far too frequently. And yet here I am, holding onto words.
I can tr...
February 14, 2018
I am enough.
That is my affirmation of today.
Today I affirm that I am enough
I am enough for you to keep calling on me
In fact I am going to make a list of all the things that I am enough for:
I am enough for Bethany and th...
February 5, 2018
Paint me something pretty
Something like Picasso
Paint me something beautiful
An original, perhaps
Smooth strokes of paint by the brush
No canvas uncovered
Every section covered by mixed colors
Colors covered canvas
January 29, 2018
Help me to be a better steward of my time.
I need to do better.
I need to be better.
I need to prioritize the things that matter the most.
I need not to think that some things and people are more important than the next or latter.
I need to be more present to the...
January 22, 2018
I have fears
Like actual fears
Fears regarding the sound of my own voice
Fears of allowing myself to be loved by someone
Fears of failure
Fears of success
Fears of falling down
Because of fear, I have fear
Fear is safe
Fear is comfortable
Fear is familia...