Last week was my birthday. One more year. One more candle. I use to cringe at the thought of growing one year older, but now, I realize that it is a gift. I know there are those who have walked into eternity who would have gladly accepted grey hair, wrinkles, sunspots, and whatever else comes with... Continue Reading →
Proverbs 22:7, “The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” Financial struggle is one of the most burdensome trials of our generation. Debt encumbers our future dreams, marriages, families, and even the next generation from experiencing financial freedom. How Did I Get Here? I am a millennial just trying... Continue Reading →
Has someone ever spoken a fallacy into your life? And, did you believe their statement, even if you knew it wasn’t true? If so, then it is time to silence the voice of oppression and allow the voice of God to speak into your life. It matters what voice you listen to.
Can I be honest? This past year has been a walk by faith journey financially. Just when I think we are getting ahead, we get set back. You may be thinking, “Well, maybe you're bad with money,” or, “I bet she isn't paying her tithes.” I'm not going to tell you I'm a money-saving guru,... Continue Reading →
I feel so uninspired today—and even though I have big, lofty goals, I do not have the ambition to write. Then I realized… We are halfway though the year! What a wake-up call! So, I had to have a little heart-to-heart with myself and then I assessed the progress I have made with my goals... Continue Reading →
Tired of trying to be a multitasking machine? Journey with me to pursue a life of greater focus—a life of single-tasking.
In this week’s news, billionaire Robert F. Smith pledged to pay all student loan debt of the 2019 Graduating Class of Morehouse College. The lump sum of payment is estimated to be approximately 40 million dollars. According to The Wall Street Journal, “That donation covers the student loans for about 400 graduates.” As I read through... Continue Reading →
The value of something is the price you are willing to pay for it. In the case of Impressionist art, an anonymous bidder at an NYC auction was willing to pay 110.7 million dollars for Claude Monet’s ‘Meules’ painting. 110.7 million dollars. If Monet only knew the impact his paintings would have in the 21-st century. You may... Continue Reading →
I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. Psalm 139:14, KJV. Blank Canvas A few years ago I bought two blank canvases, acrylic paint, and paintbrushes. I purchased these items with the intention of painting, but when I arrived home I packed... Continue Reading →