Does Toxic Positivity Exist?

I’ve been told on two occasions that it was toxic for me to encourage people to be positive. One person even unfollowed me on Twitter for this. My question is, what is so toxic about having a positive outlook on life? With this being said, I’m not suggesting we should be positive all of the …

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.  …

Ignite Your Passion

We should be passionate about anything we desire to accomplish in our lives. If we are not passionate about what we are doing, like a job that we hate, we should give it up and pursue something more worthwhile — something that will ignite our passion. In order to activate this wonderful emotion, we first …

Prosperous Works

But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. –Philippians 4:19 KJV Things have not looked so good for the moment. In 2020, we have dealt with COVID-19, an abuse of authority by law enforcement, mass unemployment, and escalating hate from white supremacist. It makes you wonder …

The Problem with Winning

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight. Romans 12:16 ESV Why do some people show support for something that is wrong or immoral? Why do some either ignore or turn their heads when something bad is happening in front of …

Money and Wisdom

Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.  For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it. Ecclesiastes 7:11-12 KJV By now, a lot of us in the United …

The Lord’s Counsel

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thine ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 In the Bible, it describes how the people of Gibeon deceived Joshua and the Israelites.  They heard what Joshua did to the towns of Jericho and …

Destiny

For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome. Jeremiah 29:11 AMP There are things in life we are destined to do or become.  One person is destined to be …