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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 →
Disclaimer: I wrote this blog a while ago as inspirational venting. Never heard of that kind of inspiration before? Well … keep reading! I had an epiphany yesterday. Again! I say again because this epiphany has been perpetual throughout my life. As much as I would like to say I am 100% an emotionally driven person,... Continue Reading →
Has God ever spoken to you? Maybe it wasn’t an audible voice, but have you had a moment when you have received a divine word, direction, or supernatural peace from our Sovereign Lord? Every time God has spoken to me, I am left in awe of His love and constant faithfulness. A few years ago... Continue Reading →
“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalm 91:1 A secret is concealed and classified information. When someone tells you a secret it is because they trust you with their dreams, their struggles, and their shame. And, when you share a treasured piece of... Continue Reading →
Our lives are comprised of moments and experiences. If I cataloged your life through puzzle pieces, what would some of those portions of time represent? What if you took one of my life’s puzzle pieces and tried to replace it with parts of your story? You may think, “That would be great! I’ll take all... Continue Reading →
Confidence, for me, has a negative connotation and almost seems like a taboo word to say out loud (or even write). Why is this? Maybe it is because confidence is associated with pride, but that is only true if we put confidence in our flesh. However, when we put our confidence in God, it exhibits... Continue Reading →
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 →