“A Mother’s Prayer for her Daughter“ By: Daphne Knox McClain

Image retrieved from “Gif” on 12/15/19. Deuteronomy 1:11 “(The LORD God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you, as he hath promised you!)” King James Version (KJV) My dear daughter, as I look into your eyes, I pray for your happiness. As I hold you in my [...]

“We All Await” By: Daphne Knox McClain

Image retrieved as “ GIF” on 11/09/19 God’s love is the only thing in existence, seen or unseen, known or unknown that does not have an expiration date. As we live our lives, we should strive to treat others with kindness, endeavor to be forgiving, faithfully share God’s love, fight untiringly against injustice and await [...]

“Her Walk” By: Daphne Knox McClain

Photograph: Property of Daphne Knox McClain To know my mother was to love her. Her walk was calm, confident, true and glamorous. Her smile was fresh, sincere, loving and genuine. Her touch was soft, warm, peaceful and gentle. Her hugs were tight, safe, wonderful and gigantic. Her words were strength, knowledge, wisdom and godly. Her [...]

“A Timely Love” Lyrics By: Daphne Knox McClain

I wrote the lyrics of this song in memory of the one year anniversary of my Mon’s transition, which began at 10:10 P. M. on October 13, 2018 while she held the hands of my daughter, her grand-daughter, who was the Apple of her eye and me. For me and my daughter...she was the embodiment [...]

“The Atomic Composition of the Soul” By: Daphne Knox McClain

Photograph “Glowing Figure in the Night’s Sky” taken by: Daphne Knox McClain, September 3, 2019 I come from God. Calming cold, stealthy steel, impenetrable iron...I come from metal. Unveil the atomic composition of my soul. Beautiful brown, grinding grit, shifting sands...I come from earth. Unveil the atomic composition of my soul. Fiery flames, hypnotizing heat, [...]

“The Strength I Have is the Strength I Am: Dedicated to the Survivors of Hurricane Dorian”

The strength I have is the strength I am. My Faith is steadfast, yet it surrounds me in waves. When it's courage I need, it finds me and leaves me amazed. There are days when I cry in despair. Yet when those days arise, I say to myself..."push forward with care". The strength I have [...]

“Steadfast Love” By: Daphne Knox McClain

You cause my heart to flutter with your hazel eyes; you lead me to the dance floor of life with your gentle touch. You don’t ever complain when I retreat to my inner place because you know that you are my center and my rock. Your loving words take away the stings of life; the [...]