“Set apart; not aside”

When I was younger, I was severely allergic to certain foods. For example, I couldn’t eat my own birthday cake or chocolate or ice cream; all which were childhood favorites of many. I was an only child, I had an last name that was African and I went under a handful of skin and dental… Continue reading “Set apart; not aside”

How to overcome emotionally trying situations.

Growing up I struggled with depression. In high school and college it was the worst. Now that I am older, I refuse to allow depression to rob me of precious moments. One day as I was watching House of Cards, I noticed that there are two kinds of people in this world.  You have your Frank… Continue reading How to overcome emotionally trying situations.

Spiritual Battle

Despite what you think, the battle isn’t about race. The battle is not about riches. This life that we are living is a spiritual battle and every day we wake up, whether we want to believe it or not, we are at war; walking on battle grounds. The battle is disguised in race, wealth, or political/influential power.… Continue reading Spiritual Battle

Radiant Peace

As I approach 26 my biggest goal for the year will be not to let life take the child  from within me. When we are young we often want to rush the adulting process, only to realize it was a horrible trick. We are tricked into believing that life is about getting a driving license,… Continue reading Radiant Peace

Refined Like Silver

“He has preserved our lives and kept our feet from slipping. For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver. You brought us into prison and laid burdens on our back You let people ride over our heads; we went through fire and water, but you brought us to a place of abundance.” Psalm… Continue reading Refined Like Silver