I’ve heard many people say “You can’t help who you love” and honestly, it makes me cringe every time. Yes, sometimes love can get all wrapped up in your emotions and you can’t seem to untangle yourself, you might not even want to; but I would much rather an intentional love. To me, love in … Continue reading Can you help who you love?
Can I be honest with you all? When I decided to start blogging with LLN, I promised God that I would remain honest and relatable. So, in keeping with that promise, here I am writing a real blog post… I struggled this week. I struggled to stay motivated, struggled to stay positive, struggled to write. … Continue reading When life Weighs you down…
Ladies don’t you just love the L’ORÉAL commercials? You know the ones where, Kerry Washington, Freda Pinto or some gorgeous super model walks slowly towards the camera. The Beauties swing their freshly blown out hair, batting perfect eyelashes. Then out of no where we hear a confident, “And you’re worth it too!” Hook, line and … Continue reading You’re Worth It!
I love the story of Peter walking on water. The disciples were in the middle of a storm when they looked out and saw Jesus walking on the water. Naturally, the disciples were afraid and didn’t believe that could possibly be Jesus walking on the water! But Peter, my personal favorite disciple, decided to “test … Continue reading Keep Walking
Summer is winding down and for whatever reason that always means we get increasingly busy. Even for those who aren’t in school or have school aged children. I don’t know if the relaxation of the summer just starts to fade and its merely a feeling or if it is a fact, but the fall just … Continue reading Have you lost sight of your “Why”?
Is worship something you think about?When I think of worship, I can’t help but to think of my experiences growing up in a black Baptist church. I feel odd now a days saying I grew up in church. It was already odd enough in grade school being one of few who attended church regularly on … Continue reading What does worship really look like?
For most women, getting all dolled up on a Saturday night includes some kind of ritual. We just can't help ourselves right? The excitement of choosing the right dress, taking forever to line our lips, and changing our shoes 3 or 4 times makes it all worthwhile. I want to tell you girls about the Saturday night that things began … Continue reading The “Men all Pause as I walk in the room!”
My best friend asked me this morning “How are you?”, as she does every morning. My response to her today was “Tired… so tired I could cry”. I have had a long couple of weeks and physically, mentally and emotionally, I am drained. There has only been one other time in my life that I’ve … Continue reading And I responded, “Tired…..So tired I could cry”
However, I realized that making the sacrifice, was never about the other person; It was always about a deeper intimacy with the lord. As we kiss June goodbye and celebrate the kick off to summer, I can't help but notice the thick attraction of lust saturating the air. Within the last couple of weeks we have been … Continue reading Let’s talk about Sex….The “Sunken Place”
My entire life I felt like I was different, like I didn't fit in. I answered the call to ministry at 18 years old. If I am being transparent, at that point in my life, I was not completely accepting of my peculiarity and being obedient to God’s call for me to go into ministry … Continue reading The Weirdo Club