“You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God…” Exodus 20: 4-5 (NIV) As I scrolled down my…

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  Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame…

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  And He said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19 I had always been the type of person to share positive quotes, scriptures and photos whenever I came across them. I figured, if it brightened my day it may do the same for someone else. However, I…

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“I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand on the earth.” Job 19:25 Can you imagine losing ALL of your loved ones, job, friends, health, home and most valuable possessions all at once? Maybe there was a point in time when you suffered a loss of at least one…

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For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 Who can relate to praying for what feels like decades for something, only to still be waiting on it?¬† Anybody feel as though their prayers are landing…

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It’s been a while since I’ve posted. You would think that it’s because of the usual excuses: Internet connection was bad, I didn’t have the time, or the infamous case of writer’s block. Fortunately, yet shamefully, none of those were the case. I simply didn’t feel like writing. I didn’t feel like encouraging anyone; maybe…

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My church recently participated in a Sunday School competition. This refreshed my memory of one of my favorite Bible stories; the story of Samuel. 1 Samuel chapters 1-3 to be exact. ¬†During a personal Bible study session, back in October 2014, I remember reading chapters 1 and 2. After reading those two chapters I was…

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I was headed to work one morning, and my mom was driving. We approached one of the busiest intersections and the light was not working. She immediately began to complain about how hard it would be to pass. Luckily, we got through that intersection in less than a minute, without coming to a complete stop.…

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  For the past few months I’ve had this urge to start writing. As the days went by, the urge became stronger and stronger, and I contemplated starting a personal blog. I thought to myself, “I’m not the best at writing, and what would I write about anyway?” Immediately a thought came to mind, as…

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I did my big chop nearly a month ago, and there was one thing that really stood out to me. The reactions of others. It’samazing how much MY decision seemed to affect others……or made them feel “some type of way”. I mean, it’s MY hair…….right? Clearly not. I understand that seeing someone with a new…

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