Admire Your Creation

But let each one test (their) own work, and then (their) reason to boast will be in (themselves) alone and not in (their) neighbor(s). –Galatians 6:4 ESV (Parenthesis used in scripture to replace singular pronouns.) As a writer and author, I would love for everyone to read and admire my work. I long for people …

Execution

It does not matter how my affirmations and biblical scriptures you quote, if we do not physically work on facing your challenges, it will be highly unlikely that we will be successful in facing it. I use the word “unlikely” because there is always that rare chance that we will be successful without preparing ourselves, …

New Beginnings

On December 31 at ten o’clock at night, numerous churches in the United States have a Watch Night service. It doesn’t end until after twelve o’clock when the new year arrives. The Watch Night service is associated with the freeing of slaves after the Emancipation Proclamation. Other church, however, simply call it the New Year’s …

Good Works

In Colossians 3:23-24, it says that “whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” We can be fooled into believing that once we get a job, we have to work hard …

My Weight Loss Journey

I remember vividly the day I decided to get back in peak, physical shape.  I was walking into a store one day and I remember on two separate occasions when a woman looked at me in disgust.  This was a shock to me, because all my life I’ve gotten compliments for the way I looked.  …

Create Your Reality

Is it not written in your Law: ‘I have said you are gods?’ John 10:34 The above scripture was a comment Jesus Christ made to the Jews that wanted to stone him for blasphemy. He was letting them know that he and his father, God, was of one accord. The Jews thought he saying that …

We Can’t Do It Alone

I believe that one of the worst feelings in the world is to go through something without the love and support of other people. Even people that consider themselves independent and introverted eventually get worn down from being alone. The battles that we face in life becomes difficult for us to deal with without the …

A Loving Community

Caring for the people in our community is one of the things it mean in the Bible when it says “love your neighbors.” This is also a crucial commandment because this is what makes the world a better place. In Matthews 22:39, Jesus said that loving “your neighbor as yourself” is equal to what he said …

Where Are We Headed?

Where am I headed? Where are we headed? These are the questions I ask myself while we are half-way through the year 2020. We continue to deal with Covid-19, with the infection rates in the United States rising to record numbers. Because of this, a record number of people are dealing with mass unemployment. There …