I love to see friends and family outside having plain old fun. Summertime is like a welcome mat for reunions and festivals with vendors, barbecues, and inflatable bounce houses for the kids. This summer several people participated in Juneteenth celebrations. Across the country, these people had a high time commemorating General Gordon Granger’s announcement in … Continue reading Summertime
Yes, even the words to America’s national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner” remind us that we are blessed to live in the “land of the free.” However, when these words were originally penned by Francis Scott Key in 1814, many slaves were not free. This is still true today. Oh yes, we are free to … Continue reading Living in The Land of The Free
Pop Quiz. Please answer Yes or No to the following questions: Have you ever been angry or critical of someone, outwardly or in your thoughts? Have you ever compared yourself to someone else and judged yourself better or worse? Have you ever placed your own interests above the interests of others? Have you ever broken … Continue reading I am Delivered
I can remember the day it snowed. Snow turned to sleet and rained down fast. The streets were icing over, and I couldn’t drive up a hill to get to my home. I was on the snow-covered asphalt trying to figure out how to park without blocking the road or causing my car to slide. That’s … Continue reading Get Unstuck
Alot of times I completely forget this blessed fact. I was reminded by a very wise woman – who loves the LORD so much that she shares the good news with whoever will listen - that HE, my FATHER GOD, JESUS and HOLY SPIRIT, is always there with us, guiding our steps in doing HIS good works. … Continue reading I AM NEVER ALONE…
I’m not a writer, by any fraction of the definition, so when I was asked to write, I literally laughed out loud. My friend kept encouraging me. The more I wanted to say “no way!” the more I felt God tapping on my heart that He wanted me to write. I didn’t want to…because I … Continue reading Cherished
But there is a spirit within people, the breath of the Almighty within them, that makes them intelligent. Job 32:8 This word intelligence is a puzzle to me. It means the ability to learn and understand. And it can also mean the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment. It doesn't mean that you do … Continue reading Intelligence is Good, Right?