Posted by: Diana Leagh Matthews | July 2, 2012

Dear Readers, I’ve missed sharing my heart with you. I’m still experiencing some technical difficulties. This is a great post by my friend, Glenda Mills. I encourage you to check out her website. Given the upcoming holiday, I thought I would share her words with you. I know I was able to relate about being a religious rebel. Can you?

Glenda Mills

I realize it’s time to celebrate our Nation’s Birthday.

It’s also time to celebrate mine!

America was born on July 4th, 1776…fighting for religious freedom.

I was Born on the 4th of July… fighting for my life.

Second born of seven children.
Daughter of a mother who took me to church—
taught me about Jesus,
raised me to honor and fear God.
My mother bore witness to this truth:
There is a Redeemer—
*Pierced for my rebellion…
Crushed for my sins
Beaten so I could be whole…
Whipped so I could be healed.

I was daughter of a father who held his babe—
rocked me… sang songs over me…
songs about Jesus.
My father bore witness to this truth—
Jesus is the Redeemer….
*The Lamb of God
who takes away
the sins of the world.

I was Granddaughter of One who modeled
the love of Jesus—
the joy of…

View original post 223 more words

Advertisements

Responses

  1. Diana, the flags look good on your site! Thanks again for the reblog!

    • You’re welcome Glenda. I can reblog and do things through HootSuite but I’ve just not been able to get an actual blog to go through. I find this so strange and not sure what the deal is. Thanks for such a great post. Have a Happy Birthday!

  2. Yes, Diana, I’m afraid I identified right away with being a religious rebel! Hope you get your tech stuff fixed soon.

    • Thanks Vonda! Working with Keiki on a new website. Can’t figure out what’s causing the issues here. Hopefully we’ll be up and running soon.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: