Isaiah 55:8-9: For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, says the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Many years ago when God saved me and filled me with His Holy Spirit, I wasn’t sure what my calling or gift Jesus would operate through me. 1 Corinthian 12:4-11: Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.
“If you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.” ~ Dolly Parton It was a spring night in April and a line of ferocious storms rumbled through my hometown bringing with it high winds, heavy
“Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.” ~Anonymous As far as I’m concerned, the phrase “desperate times call for desperate measures” is an understatement when it comes to Aron Ralston. I vaguely remembered hearing
If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday. ~ Wilma Rudolph The year of 1996 marked my life with several milestones, two of them
God enters by a private door into each individual. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I used to be a “Yes Woman.” If someone needed a volunteer, I’d do it. If they needed someone to plan a party, put together
When the Black Lives Matter movement began to dominate the headlines, I saw an image I would never forget. There was a photo of an armed police officer, or military personnel with his gun—more like an AK-47—pointing at a shirtless
Last week, I was a contestant in What is Your State of Mind? Pageant at my church, Bethesda Temple. The play was part of the annual women’s ministry. Being a part of it gave me a self-reflection to guard my
Psalm 27:13-14: I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord. I felt
The Book of Proverbs is filled with wise tidbits about how to live life to the fullest. Chapter eighteen ends at verse twenty-four about friendships: A man who has friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend who