Category: Confession

Thankful in the Fish’s Belly

By Shenay Shumake I read scripture for a lot of reasons.  Mainly because I want to know God better; often because I love great stories. The true stories the Holy Spirit inspired men to ink are blockbuster worthy and epic…

My Ambition is a Race Car!

by Shenay Shumake I’m afraid. I’m a private person and this is a public confession about my deepest fear. Sometimes my ambition really scares me.  I can see what’s ahead and it’s both exhilarating and frightening. So here it is.…

Captured

I’ve been captured by You.  Thank God You caught me when You did.  I was on my way down for the last time, but You swooped in and saved me from destruction.  The enemy had me imprisoned, chained to the…

Loneliness Revisited

I have just re-read an early piece I had written about loneliness.  Through writing it all out, I had come to realize that loneliness and solitude are not the same.  Solitude may be a blessing, while loneliness is almost always…