Have you ever felt like there was a distance between you and God? Have you ever had so many things going on around you that has your attention to the point it gets hard to hear Him? How do you combat those feelings of being alone and thoughts that God is not there with you?… Continue reading God is Near
It's easy to get caught up in everyday life. You have been blessed and fortunate to embark on new journeys, such as starting a new business or career. Then some may work in their local church or volunteer with different nonprofit organizations. One can be pulled in many different directions and wear many hats such… Continue reading Don’t Lose Focus
Growing up, I watched Popeye the Sailor Man. This cartoon was infamous for teaching kids the importance of eating healthy and spoke of particularly eating spinach. Popeye had an adversary named Bluto. If you have ever seen the cartoon, you know that Popeye is short and skinny compared to Bluto, who is taller and built.… Continue reading Find Your Strength
Sometimes we can face some very challenging situations. There are moments where you may feel that you cannot handle everything that is coming at you. You are right; you can't, but God can. Remember that God is right there with you every step of the way. God promised to be shelter, protection, strength, and peace.… Continue reading God Is With You!
Then Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid! Take your stand [be firm and confident and undismayed] and see the salvation of the Lord which He will accomplish for you today; for those Egyptians whom you have seen today, you will never see again. The Lord will fight for you while you [only need to] keep silent and remain calm.”… Continue reading Keep Trusting, Keep Pushing
Have you ever looked at the pamphlet that comes with prescribed medications? There is a specific part that gives warnings if the drug is not taken correctly, and there are also warnings of the side effects that come with taking the medication. On the back of a pack of cigarettes, there is a general surgeon… Continue reading Listen to the Warnings
When things are going well and you are moving in the right direction, sometimes distractions will come along, and try to take your focus off the goal ahead. Webster defines distraction as something that distracts: an object that directs one's attention away from something else. Distractions can come in different forms, such as unexpected bills,… Continue reading No Time for Distractions!
Don't stop dreaming. Make sure when you dream, you dream big! Some say the sky is the limit, but I believe that there is no limit to what we can do when we put our minds to it, but most of all, when God is in the midst of it. The Bible says that God… Continue reading Think Big!
We cannot deny that there is a lot of chaos in the world. Nations are against nations. People are not getting along with other people because of their beliefs. There is crime in our community, and racism is still alive and well. There is still unsettled rest, and people are being targeted and disliked because… Continue reading The Good Shepherd
I want to encourage you to keep pressing and keep moving forward despite what you are currently experiencing. Keep your eyes on the goal. The Message version of Proverbs 24:16 says, "No matter how many times you trip them up, God-loyal people don't stay down long; Soon they're up on their feet, while the wicked… Continue reading Don’t Stop Moving