Colossians 3:2 Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. When you are in the midst of challenges it’s tough to stay focused on spiritual things or to remember God’s promises for you. It seems that the more you try to move closer to your purpose, dream or goal that the … More Refocus Your Thinking
As I sit down tonight I feel slightly overwhelmed by all of the things that I feel like God is saying to me right now but I trust Him. I trust that when David talked about the steps of a good man are ordered by God that he meant me, too. There are so many … More Preparing for the Feast of My Purpose
So teach us to number our days that we may gain a heart of wisdom. Psalm 90:12 Every year people create New Year’s resolutions that are supposed to be a guide to how they would like their year to unfold. People resolve to lose weight, to become debt free, and live their life to the … More Living Today Like It’s My Last
Today our church had some guests from an organization called Defy Ventures. They are an awesome organization that helps convicted felons get back on their feet through discipleship and business mentorship. They teach them how to use their skills for a greater good despite their past. Hearing their stories today reminded me of my mission … More Victory is Possible!
When most young people think of Christianity, they think boring church people who never have fun. Rahkal Shelton used to think the same thing before she decided to go all in for Christ. Her relationship with Christ prior to her commitment to serve Him was casual at best. Shelton’s strict Jewish and Christian upbringing made … More Young Hip Hop Christian Not the Church Lady
I have been a chronic “stuffer” for most of my life. My definition of being a stuffer is a person who ignores their feelings, concerns, and challenges and stuffs food, work, and other activities in its place than deal with it. I came face to face with my stuffing after my car accident in January … More Honor Your Feelings Instead of Stuffing Them
Browsing through my friends’ FB pages I found myself making statements about certain things and questioning others. I was ashamed of my behavior and literally told myself to stop being so judgmental. I thought that I had beat this thing after studying the chapter on love in 1 Corinthians 13 but apparently I need a … More Help! I Don’t Want to Be Judgmental
2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. From the age when I really started to pay attention in church I can remember my pastor say, “Have your Bible out and read along…I may read it wrong.” My late pastor … More Study the Bible for Yourself
I confess it’s been a while since I have written consistently. I have not been true to myself and lost focus of my purpose. I started out as a blogger who just wanted to share my general ramblings about life and insights that God shows me about every day life. Apparently, listening to well-meaning people … More Get Up and Live (Renamed)
Genesis 25:29-33 Now Jacob cooked a stew; and Esau came in from the field, and he was weary. And Esau said to Jacob, “Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am weary.” Therefore his name was called Edom. But Jacob said, “Sell me your birthright as of this day.” And Esau said, “Look, I am about to die; so what is this birthright to … More What are you sacrificing in your desperation?