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…

Don’t love your life unto death…

Word of encouragement … and they overcame him by the blood of the lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they loved not their lives unto death. Revelation 12:11 ∞We are overcomers: The Lord Jesus placed us in the position of an overcomer because He overcame first. Our job is to believe and walk according…