My friend text me this week and ask me to pray for her grandfather who is about to pass away. She said, "He does not know Jesus and is very stubborn and hard hearted. It is agonizing to think of him not experiencing peace but torment for all his days of eternity." She asked me … Continue reading Death’s Reminder
After reading Jamie Ivey's book, If You Only Knew, I can summarize her book as profoundly refreshing. Simple in it's form, yet rich in wisdom and transformative truths, If You Only Knew is a beautiful narrative of a life that struggles and falls into the arms of Christ. Jamie's authenticity grabs your attention and easily … Continue reading If You Only Knew Review
I heard about Ibram X. Kendi from a friend via Facebook. I happened upon TheUndefeated.com article by Lonnie O'Neal (read here). I was intrigued by her review of his book Stamped from the Beginning, so I knew I had to get my hands on it. The book is lengthy, but I didn't want to put … Continue reading Residual Racism
We are more "connected" more than ever, with phones attached to our palms, bluetooth in our car, wifi offered almost at every store or business we walk into, facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat, and emails notifications burning holes in our pockets. Millennials are known to be the multi-connected generation. "Millennials spend 14.5 hours each week texting, … Continue reading Connected
Over one-dozen women gather around a dining room table with cups of tea and plates of homemade goods, ready to hear each other's stories. As we pass around the bread, we lean in with hearts open to receive each of our diverse experiences. Sisters, mothers, grandmothers, friends, and neighbors, we all carry a past, what … Continue reading Listen + Learn
This is day 24 of my sixth Whole30. Never heard it? The Whole30 is a 30-day program to detox from from the unhealthily habits we have with food. Everywhere you go there is food! Snacks at the car wash, popcorn and soda at the movie theatre, drinks at concerts, cotton candy at the fair, hot … Continue reading 30 Days
You've probably seen and heard stories from the women's march from around the world. Women gathered together in many large cities to protest wage equality, the #MeToo movement, as well as gender and racial equality. The gathering of the women's march is the emphatic outcry of solidarity for females around the world. The women's march … Continue reading Why March?