When people go on a trip or a vacation as humans, we like to know ahead of time what will happen. We want to plan things out, so we know what to expect, what to bring, or how to dress. Knowing what to expect ahead of time gives a sense of security and allows us… Continue reading Walking by Faith
What do you expect out of life? What is it that you desire? What do you want out of life for your family? If you have children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, godchildren, or just a child you mentor, what goals do you have for them? Typically, we say that we want our children to go further… Continue reading God Will Exceed Your Expectations
Have you ever been in a place in your life where you felt like things were good and everything was going smooth when all of a sudden, a change takes place? Sometimes change can be very uncomfortable because it causes us to be stretched in areas that we don't like. We get very comfortable with… Continue reading Be Who God Created You to Be
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!