This is the last day of the year 2016. There won’t be another Saturday, December 31, 2016 ever again. Let that sink in for a bit… As I scrolled through all of my photos I took within this past year, I couldn’t help but reminisce on all the good times I had with the teachers and children within children’s Sunday […]
How can I be that seed that grew from good soil and not the seeds that fell upon unhealthy foundations?
Sunday, November 27, 2016 marks the first of four preceding Sundays leading up to Christmas. This period is called advent, derived from the Latin term “ad-venire” meaning “to come to” or “coming”, which is the coming or second coming of Christ. The advent season is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the nativity of Jesus […]
As I reflect on my past experiences and reflect on my present state, I can’t help but think about how good God has been to me and how He’s shielded me from various things and pulled me through tough circumstances. I’ve been through a lot and if I looked like what I’ve been through I would look like a hot […]
I got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart. Where?! Down in my heart today!
With so many issues arising in our society, many fail to realize, or even acknowledge, what's lacking. I recently visited the Civil Rights Museum in Atlanta, Georgia and entered the Dr. King exhibit. One of his handwritten sermons focused on agape love. He stated that agape love is needed to overcome evil. Even though he wrote that years ago, his sermon still holds true today. Love is the perfect prescription for society.
#BlackLivesMatter. #AllLivesMatter. #BlueLivesMatter. These are all the variations of hashtags that have engulfed the internet within the past few days. #BlackLivesMatter surfaced roughly 3 years ago after the verdict was read on the Trayvon Martin case. It began as a simple hashtag but grew into a movement. #AllLivesMatter surfaced in response to #BlackLivesMatter to imply that Black lives are not […]