Motherhood with Wisdom, Power, and Faith

    "Then Rizpah, daughter of Aiah, the mother of the two men, spread burlap on a rock and stayed there the entire harvest season. She prevented the scavenger birds from tearing at their bodies during the day and stopped wild animals from eating them at night."   - 2 Samuel 21:10     Motherhood is a trip. Christian motherhood is a voyage. Mothering young black men is a journey. Of course, I'm exhausted. I'm a mother...a Christian mother...a Black mother.  I pray and slay … [Read More...]

Just Like My Father

One of my favorite tactics when my mother asks me to come home and do something is to quote the Bible.  "A prophet is honored everywhere except in his … [Read More...]

Do Not Give Up On God

In a time when our self-image and self-worth are challenged daily by social media highlight reels of people who seem to lead perfect, adventurous, … [Read More...]

Two Tips for Two Thousand Decisions

Psychology Today suggests that we make about two thousand decisions an hour. Can you imagine if you prayed over every decision during the day. Your prayer life would be Ah-mazing…and you could blame God for any mistakes along the way. Woot! The reality is that we don’t pray about each one of those two thousand […]

Unbroken: Path to Redemption

I recently had a very special experience at the movies with my own private screening of Unbroken: Path to Redemption.  When I walked into the theater and realized I'd be the only one at the 11:15 am showing, I nestled in full of anticipation and excitement for the emotional journey ahead.  It was a … [Read More...]

Hanging On To Stay Connected

"For a branch cannot produce fruit if it is severed from the vine, and you cannot be fruitful unless you remain in me."  -- John 15:4     … [Read More...]

A Good Person

“Why do you call me good?” Jesus asked. “Only God is truly good.”  - Mark 10:18 By studying Jesus we learn what it means to be Christian. After all, Webster’s dictionary defines Christian as “one who professes belief in the teachings of Jesus Christ.”  So how can we be Christian if we don’t know … [Read More...]