I’m so grateful that Christ does not label me as the sins I’ve committed, but always as His child! #Blemishfree #AsfarastheeastisfromtheWest
George “Speck” Crum b. July 15, 1824, Saratoga County, NY Yesss, let’s all take a moment to thank George Crum and his sister Catherine Speck Wicks for this best edible invention yet!! They are both responsible for those extra calories we put on when we scarf down a big bag of potato chips! Calories don’t... Continue Reading →
By: Shelby E. Lockhart “No man knows what he can do until he tries” (Woodson). Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson was born on December 19, 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. Being the scholarly individual he was, Woodson obtained his BLit from Berea College, both a BA and MA from the University of Chicago. There he would... Continue Reading →
“If you haven't confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started” (Marcus Garvey).
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.).
It’s no mystery why this song won Best Original Song at the Golden Globe Awards! It teaches us to embrace our uniqueness and scars. There are cruel people in the world who view different as obscure. “This is Me,” is all about self-love, empowerment and growth. It’s easy to allow what we believe is a... Continue Reading →
The truth is we will always have to wait for God to move in our lives. Waiting refines our faith. What I’m taking about is the Wait we put on ourselves when God shows us a vision. I have the tendency to say, “I am going to be patient with the Lord. I’m going to... Continue Reading →
http://www.whas11.com/mobile/article/news/local/45027-raised-in-3-hours-by-whas11-viewers-for-houston/469114369 “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased" (Hebrews, NIV). Yesterday evening I had the opportunity to volunteer in a telethon hosted by the American Red Cross to help citizens affected by Hurricane Harvey. Upon offering to volunteer, I was nervous because I... Continue Reading →
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. Marianne Williamson
We were all called to shine. Our lights may make some people uncomfortable, but you should never stop fulfilling your purpose for others' comfortability with who you are. Don't dim your light for anyone. Shine bright, shine bright!
Complacency as Merriam-Webster describes is," self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies," with an accompanying example as, "When it comes to safety, complacency can be dangerous." Christians sometimes become complacent and comfortable. We walk through life "knowing" that we are in control. We do what we want to do and... Continue Reading →
"Set your minds on what is above, not on what is on earth" (Colossians 3:2). It's so easy to get caught up in the chaos or the frills of the world. Our purposeful vision becomes altered when our thoughts about life are negative. There is always something to thank God for each day. I have... Continue Reading →
I speak to myself as I write this post because I have been hiding behind my purpose for the a long time. Hiding is ineffective. Hiding is being fearful of what others may think. Hiding hinders you from reaching your full potential. How can you receive the connections if the major connect doesn't know you... Continue Reading →
Lately, I have been feeling jaded. I've been feeling lost and confused with the constant yearning for more. Out of this emptiness I have been seeking and asking for too much of my loved ones to fill a void that only Jesus can fill. When my actions seem overbearing, I realize that only the Father... Continue Reading →
Matthew 14:31-33 "Jesus immediately reached out his hand and took hold of him, saying to him, O you of little faith, why did you doubt? And when they got into the boat, the wind ceased. And those in the boat worshiped him, saying, Truly you are the Son of God."
Keep trusting. Keep holding on. Don't give up.
Prayer is the key to a strong relationship with Christ. We can to talk to Him about any and everything. He is are very best friend and He's there when everyone else has turned their backs on us. However, we should not just talk to Him when we are in need but also when we... Continue Reading →
Me admiring the beauty of the ocean and appreciating The Lords creation. Gazing upon the ocean, I can't fail to appreciate Your marvelous works. It is your infinite beauty, the true expression of your love. Your love for me stretches far past the abyss. My blessings You never miss. It is through the strength of... Continue Reading →
"Poetry is life distilled." Gwendolyn Brooks
It's war time and followers of Christ need to unite. We need to be ready. Sometimes we lose our way and try to live our own desires for our lives. But Christ is standing near waiting on us to prepare for battle against the enemy. Spiritual warfare.It's crazy how the devil is easing his way... Continue Reading →