This morning in my prayer time, I prayed a verse from the Bible that I remember my Pastor always offering to me when I was living in Cleveland. It was Galatians 6:9 which says, "And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up." ESV… Continue reading Here Comes God…
Black is my favorite color. I know, I know...it's odd. But it really is. Aside from the fact that I think I look great in the color, I have some relatively new found ideals regarding this color. So, according to the historically euro-centric popular opinion, I am a black person. Now, you and I both… Continue reading I’m BLACK Y’all?
Low self-esteem is an issue that I spent the entirety of my pre-teen and teenage years struggling with. It also plagued me in my earliest 20's. And as I reflect on my self-love journey, I cannot help but remember the young girl that I once was. I remember the hopelessness she felt whenever a boy… Continue reading Dear Ben
But if I say I’ll never mention the Lord or speak in his name, his word burns in my heart like a fire. It’s like a fire in my bones! I am worn out trying to hold it in! I can’t do it! -Jeremiah 20:9 (NLT) I have heard a particular portion of this verse quoted… Continue reading Unleash the FIRE!
This isn't a devotional...per say. This is just my thoughts on what it means to be a believer who doesn't always get it right. This is just my conviction that God has grace for believers, too. Maybe it's just me, but I've noticed that Christians are merciless towards other followers of Christ. I mean, not… Continue reading God Wants the Sinner and the Saint.
I bought a candle today. And it made me happy. It isn't really a big deal or anything. It's not normally something to note. But today I note it because it made me happy to buy and light my candle. And as I sat and thought about it, I think everyone should get themselves a… Continue reading Get Yourself A Candle!
Have you ever just felt uncomfortable? Like...you're out of place? Have you ever felt like you're incredibly unhappy where you are but you feel bound by responsibilities? I know I have. And it was at that moment when I realized that I had to GET OUT! Back when I was a junior in college, I… Continue reading GET OUT!
Word of the Day Devotional Pause here and read Luke 8:4-15 and Galatians 5:16-24 for important context! Luke 8:15 As for that in the good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bear fruit with patience. Have you ever heard someone say that they… Continue reading How To Be A Better Person
Let's be honest...nobody likes a liar. And nobody wants to be around someone who won't be honest with them. Just tell the truth! Right? Just be real with me! You've probably at some point dealt with a person who either lies or who just won't be up front about how they feel and what they… Continue reading Too Honest?
"Love sucks!" "How could I have been so stupid?" "Why does this keep happening to me?" "Ugh...I don't want to love ever again!" Do any of these statements sound familiar to you? They do to me. You keep trying your hand at love and for some reason it ALWAYS fails. And when I say always,… Continue reading Love Sucks!