“Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps himself out of trouble.” Proverbs 21:23 Gossip. We know it is bad, but we do it anyway. Each time we tell the story to someone different, it changes. It becomes the game “telephone” in real life. Unfortunately, someone or many are hurt in the process by lies … Continue reading Is It Your Place to Tell?
God can heal in an instant or the healing takes place over a period of time. Jesus had the power to miraculously heal. However, in this passage, he chose to heal this blind man in stages. He showed us, healing may take time. I've been dealing with anxiety most of my life. I wanted to … Continue reading When the Healing Takes Time
I saw this Instagram post from @thefemalewarhol. This quote shot me right through the heart. Many times when we feel lonely, we devalue our worth to be noticed. This can happen with a romantic interest, at work, with friends, or in a family dynamic. Friend, it isn't worth it. May your eyes open and see … Continue reading Don’t Cheapen Yourself!
I have a terrible habit of comparing my beginning to other's years-long journeys. The social media posts out there drip with humble brags and accomplishments. In my early twenties, many of my peers had finished college and entered the workforce, I was right in the middle of enduring trauma. My confidence and motivation were squashed … Continue reading Exhausted Temporarily
Today, I saw a feature on a television program about Reverend Dr. Lakeesha Walrond. She became the first woman president of the New York Theological Seminary. The feature story contained her recollection of when she heard her calling in the church, her plans for her presidency and how she endured sexual molestation at the age … Continue reading Uncover Your Faith
“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not … Continue reading Everyone’s Journey is Different
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Psalms 147:3 Certain situations rile me up with anxiety. A visit to the dentist guarantees an anxiety attack. It would upset me that I couldn’t go to the dentist without an issue. The shame was real. I would ask myself, “why couldn’t I get past this?” … Continue reading Making Waves
“But the path of righteousness is like the light of dawn, which shines brighter and brighter until full day.” Proverbs 4:18 Springtime brings forth growth and possibilities. We see it in nature with beautiful blooming flowers and the birth of baby animals. The winter snow begins to thaw and we feel like we can … Continue reading Spring Forward
“But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are not consumed by one another.” Galatians 5:15 Confrontation is a part of life. Some people avoid it; others engage happily. There are times, where we will have conversations with people, who want to suck the energy out of us. Try to avoid … Continue reading Don’t Get Sucked into Overreacting