I have a new motto. It goes like this: “Erika, there will be no loss of life. Just your ship.” And y’all are thinking, you have a ship? Whaaaaat? Yup, I have a ship. And so do you. Let me explain. In Acts 27 Paul has just set sail for Rome. However, not long after, […]
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A few weeks ago I received a word at church that went like this: I have put a voice in your heart and a song in your voice. And you my daughter need to use it for my glory. For I have not put it there to hide it. I have put it there to […]
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When From Her Fortress takes to video… Every now and again I share a video on my social media feeds. Writing is my passion, but as we all know, some lessons are better shown than typed. Below is something I recorded about a year ago. No fancy recording equipment! Just me, my iPhone and a […]
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I’m afraid I can’t even write it out anymore. The lack of feeling leaving the words without emotion. As my feet hit the pavement I feel liberated. Raindrops hitting my cheeks where tears fail to form. Wind deafening my ears. Yet every puddle brings a conversation that was lost years ago. Stop lights illuminate sidewalks […]
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Fearing God. Woah. Touchy subject. But we’ll get through it…on three conditions. This is not a finger pointing session. Know I’m talking about myself as well. Read all of what I’m saying. Not just between your own lines. If you have questions, simply ask. We’ll figure them out together. Alright, let’s dive in. My God […]
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