Are you talking yourself out of who God is calling you to be?

I’m not a speaker  Nor do I desire to be one. Well, that’s not entirely true. I do want to effectively speak my testimony to others.  So why does the Lord keep guiding me into those spaces?  I go feeling unqualified, uncomfortable, and unprepared no matter how much I prepare. Then… I speak… Why? Because…

Black History, Locs and this Black Woman

As a teenager, my mom often discussed the Black History books she read like W. E. B. Du Bois, Shirley Chisholm, and the like. Black History Books? No, momma, I would say, I want to read the Harlequin romances with the happy endings. I was such a romantic. I wanted to be loved thoroughly and…

2021: A New Era

Happy New Year! I will not bore you going over the events of 2020. We know what they were. We also know that 2020 set us in a new direction globally, and there is no turning back. Forgive me for sounding gloom; I am a realist. We are in a new era, and it’s exciting…

What are you talking about?

Consider your words. What are you speaking about? Have you considered the words you are speaking? Do your words betray you? Are you speaking what you say you believe? Faith Jesus asked when He returns will He find faith. (Luke 18:8) What an amazing thing to say. He says we can’t even please Him without…

Are You Walking Wounded?

Listen, I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past or life. Have you? We go through. But it’s to the glory of God. We go through to help prevent others from the same woes. We go through to encourage those who are in the same situations we found ourselves in and to show that all things are possible to those who believe, and nothing is impossible with God. We are all walking wounded.

Mother’s Day 2020 without Mom

Bzzzz Bzzzz My cell phone continues to vibrate as I sit on the side of my bed staring forward. I wasn’t looking at anything in particular. My natural eyes saw the wall, but my spiritual, inner eyes saw my mom. Licking my lips, I taste the salt of my silent tears. It’s been 4 years…