The journey of a Christian is not an easy one. There are many lessons to be learned, much growth to be done and many tears to shed. But in the end there is joy! With this blog I expect to share my lessons, my growth, and my tears that you may be encouraged.
As of late, I feel as though my approach to life and humankind has been a little gray. I have hope in the promise but have found it hard at times to pick myself up and keep going. The idea of grief or loss is a hard thing to unpack especially for people you’ve never … Continue reading Reflections on the Loss of My Heroes
It was a post on Facebook where a friend was posting about someone in her community that was running for public office. A woman commented asking for the link to her campaign page. She later commented that she wouldn’t support her because she wasn’t pro-life. That was the one issue that was non-negotiable for her. … Continue reading Should We Reclaim Pro-Life?
I am not much different than her, the only two differences I can think of is that I have Christ and that I’m still alive. So, with those two privileges, I will say her name.
Now let me be clear. The sin is not to be angry, the sin is to hate. Anti-Semitic comments are clearly showing hate towards Jewish people and that is wrong. Period.
But in this thinking and processing, I’ve been going back and forth between what God was saying and what the culture was saying, and I got caught up. I realized that in this moment I’ve leaned more into my identity as a black woman and less on my identity as a Christian. That was wrong. In my frustration, I’ve posted, texted, and said things in anger that I never knew I had within me.
So I’m one month into my 26th year. To mark the occasion, I subconsciously booked myself an Airbnb (meaning that I didn’t realize that it was one month but I wanted to do it anyway lol). I was literally down the street from where I live with my parents and my sister. I was feeling … Continue reading One month in…
Since we all have different life experiences, our political views will differ. I have friends who I love very much who are Democrats and Republicans; Liberals and Conservatives. There will be disagreements but please, if you are a person who loves God, let love have the final say.
I believe the last time I posted in here was in September. I just finished my AmeriCorps experience and was about to start graduate school. Much uncertainty was occurring in life. I just lost a research opportunity and was so nervous about what grad school would be like. Thank God I got a job a … Continue reading It’s been a while…
Now I’m not strung out and acting crazy, but I would be lying if I said that I’m not a little stuck right now as I’m transitioning into this new life as a graduate student.
There is a community of people just waiting to love you. Or in some cases, there is a community of people just waiting for YOU to love THEM. God has given me friends to meet me in every season of my life yet I’ve always questioned the validity of those friendships.