Author: Jacque Watkins

  • Dear Woman with Pain and Regret

    Dear Woman with Pain and Regret

    Dear Woman with pain and regret, I see you. And I know you. I watch you walk in, and smear a smile on your face, convincing your troubled heart everything’s fine for now. How you’ve put on just the right outfit, wrapped that trendy scarf around your neck, and sauntered in, praying no one will […]

  • For When You Need to Know the Way to Use Your Words

    For When You Need to Know the Way to Use Your Words

    I walk in the room and something sets me off. I hear his tone the wrong way, assume a meaning he never intended, and respond with words I eventually regret. Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may […]

  • When You Need The Truth To Set You Free

    When You Need The Truth To Set You Free

    My gown glides across the carpet, as I walk the aisle believing I’ll be married forever. As a 21-year-old virgin bride, I’m confident divorce will never, ever, happen to me. I kneel at the altar and say my vows, exchanging rings with my groom. He captivates me and I’m confident I’ll never be attracted to […]