“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin…” Zechariah 4:10 Facts: Your personal insecurities can be huge stumbling blocks when it comes to pursuing your purpose dreams. There was a time when it never occurred to me that I couldn’t do or accomplished something. I remember when I… Continue reading Take the Limits Off
Nature is probably where I get most of my inspiration and revelation. I’m drawn to the water, in particular. Yes, as a metaphor but also as a real, powerful force. Some of my most profound times of meditation and devotion have been either on the beach or on the river. But because I am drawn… Continue reading The “All the Things” God
Particularly in light of social media and the fact that we are constantly inundated with the play by plays of our faves’ lives, it’s way too easy to get caught up with trying to keep up with other people. Whether it’s that other writer who makes you want throw your laptop out of the window… Continue reading Run Your Race
Richard Foster in his book, Sanctuary of the Soul says this: “Letting go is not the same as suppression. Suppressing suggests a tamping down. A hiding. Letting go is about an upward release to the Father.” In other words, we got things soooo twisted. What we call letting go is too often just us… Continue reading Seeds, Weeds, and Letting Go(d)
Every single one of us is a song. Written by the master Songwriter.
“Prince was just too nasty for me. I grew up in the church,” she said. My first inclination was to defend the musical icon I loved so much. “Well, you know he wrote 1,000s of songs—over 40 albums, and only a relatively small portion of those could be considered ’nasty.’” “Well, all the ones I ever heard… Continue reading Beauty in the Contradictions: The Spiritual Evolution of Prince
All things considered, 2015 was a great year for my writing. I released my ninth book and wrote numerous articles for digital pubs like The Chronicle Vitae, Ebony.com, The Guardian, and DAME Magazine. So I’m not terribly surprised that here on my own blog, the posts that had the most views were the ones that… Continue reading Race, Faith, Family, and Health: My Top 5 Posts from 2015