Every time you turn on the news there’s turmoil. Children are dying, innocent lives are taken, burglaries, wars, etc. The news can sometimes appear as what looks like a hopeless situation. It’s discouraging. The peace of everyday life seems to transform into a fear of stepping foot outside of your home. But we have to put our trust and faith in Jesus. If we are … Continue reading Have no Fear!
Don’t give up now…there is power and beauty in your season of waiting. Continue reading
God is great!! 😊 Continue reading
“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). Many people are reflecting on the past year and ready to welcome in the new year. As I observe many posts on social … Continue reading Count Your Wins
The Lord has a way of getting our attention. A few weeks ago, I was in a automobile accident that could have easily been fatal…But God! In that moment, all I could focus on was why God allowed it to happen. What was He trying to teach/show me? He kept me. His love for me is indescribable. A loved one asked me, “what is it … Continue reading Does He have your Attention?
“Be not dismayed whate’re betide God will take care of you, Beneath His wings of love abide God will take care of you. No matter what may be the test, God will take care of you. Lean, weary one, upon his breast. God will take care of you. God will take care of you.” Continue reading
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
“Your love never fails, it never gives up, it never runs out on me” Even if you have a case of the Monday’s, try sharing love with someone today! 😊 Continue reading
“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
I’m so grateful that Christ does not label me as the sins I’ve committed, but always as His child! #Blemishfree #AsfarastheeastisfromtheWest Continue reading
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
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
“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). Continue reading Confidence Looks Good on You!
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.). Continue reading
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
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 wait for Him to give me the resources.” It’s easier … Continue reading The Wait is Over
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 had never participated in a Telethon. It was so uplifting … Continue reading Neighbors Help Each Other
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. Marianne Williamson Continue reading