Tag: Bible

Feelings of Hopelessness

As I watched the events at the capital unfold, my stomach churned. The violence, the anger, the mob mentality became too much to watch. At one point, I wanted to curl up in a ball and cry. But, just as I felt a breakdown creep up, scriptures flooded my spirit. “Peace I leave with you;…

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Merry CHRISTmas!

“For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6 NIV) For some, the Christmas season can evoke tremendous amounts of happiness; and for others, a painstaking…

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Together Forever

As we navigate this world, it is important that we find community. Community looks different for everyone, but no matter what groups we join and what friends and family we intentionally connect with, they’re vital to our existence. “Then the Lord God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a…

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A Content Life

Don’t you love those moments when you feel at utter peace? Everything seems to be in the right place, the storms have calmed, and a clear mind is present. Contentment in these moments come easy. But, what about those moments of utter disaster? The storms are raging, every hair is out of place, and it’s…

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Stones of Judgement

“But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. At dawn he went to the temple again, and all the people were coming to him. He sat down and began to teach them. Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery, making her stand in the center. ‘Teacher,’ they said to him,…

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What a Year!

Whew! What a year 2020 is turning out to be, right? All we have experienced collectively in the past nine months — senseless murders of black men and women, the passing of modern-day heroes, extreme weather conditions, a global health crisis, etc. — have proved difficult to say the least.  I’m certainly at a loss…

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Life Abundantly

From the beginning of time, God desired for the people of this world to have everything we need to survive and live an abundant life. In Genesis 2, we see the creation of man, woman and the Garden of Eden. After God made Eve for Adam, there is not any mention of lack in this…

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Disciplined Bible Reading

During this time of quarantine, I’ve finally figured out how to incorporate exercise into my daily life. To consistently exercise, I realized structure is necessary for me. Each day, I need a precise schedule to follow on what to do and how to do it – rest days included. Left to my own devices, I…

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Chains of Monotony

If you’re like me, most days can seem like more of the same – working, eating, sleeping,  scrolling through social media, working out (on a good day). But today, I want to encourage you to break out of the same monotonous routine. Do something different today! Pray for guidance, and then work towards your short…

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