Day: August 27, 2018

When the Church Has Hurt You… (An Open Letter to Those Hurt by the Church)

Originally posted on Eyes Straight Ahead – Shell Vera:
Dear Person Who Has Been Hurt by the Church, ? I am sorry. ? I am sorry that as a church we have become more concerned with beautiful buildings than bleeding hearts. That we have…

Music & Musings: “Say Something”

Originally posted on Eyes Straight Ahead – Shell Vera:
I love music. I love how I can escape into it. I love how it expresses what I am thinking at times when I am tired of my own thoughts or can’t put them into…

The Execution that Gave Life

Originally posted on Shell Vera: Poetry & Fiction:
The day had not gone as planned. It was supposed to be an easy execution, but the prisoner spoke up at the last minute, causing a delay. The person provided information causing the warden to call…