Growth Comes with Challenges

Background scripture: Jeremiah 12 “So Jeremiah, if you’re worn out in this footrace with men, what makes you think you can race against horses” (Jeremiah 12:5, MSG)? This week has been a rough one. My patience and faith have definitely been tested. I’ve been feeling a little like Jeremiah lately. Not really understanding how people could be mean and cruel, but still prosper. Why were … Continue reading Growth Comes with Challenges

Love lifted me,  Love lifted me. When nothing else could help, Love, lifted, me.  Christ loves in spite of, And in the midst of, His love is ongoing His love runs over  There is no limit  No set number. His love doesn’t have an expiration date. He loves on our behalf, When we don’t have the energy or know how He teaches us He covers … Continue reading

Major Comeback for a Minor Set Back

“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me” (2 Corinthians 12:9, NIV). This year has been a hectic, yet beautiful, yet perplexing year for me thus far. I have been on a journey of self-discovery … Continue reading Major Comeback for a Minor Set Back

Can’t Have Just One

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 matter, when they taste sooo good!   George Crum was a … Continue reading Can’t Have Just One

The Father of Black History

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 become a member of the first black professional fraternity, Sigma … Continue reading The Father of Black History


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 deformity to control our emotions, which stifles our ability to … Continue reading Unapologetic