Entering the room to sit down for my annual work review, I had to admit to myself how extremely nervous and unsure I was of how it was going to go. Not because I felt I didn't perform to the best of my abilities or that I had missed deadlines or done something wrong. It… Continue reading I’m Different, Yeah, I’m Different
Sometimes your situation seems so dire and you see no possible way to change it. You don't see the light at the end of the tunnel. Everything around you is dark and grim and you've lost all hope of things getting better. I'm sure that's how the widow in 1 Kings, chapter 17 felt. She… Continue reading Down to Your Last Little Bit
I've been experiencing some serious anger lately. I'm not talking about a little frustration or a moment of silently screaming to yourself. I'm talking full on anger, you know where your jaw is tight from clenching your teeth, your hands are always balled up if you aren't doing anything specific with them, and wanting to… Continue reading Mad as Hell!
It seems like every day I'm reading an article about some person being "body-shamed", "mommy-shamed", "relationship-shamed", "clothes-shammed" or "job-shamed". Enough with the shaming already! We have gone overboard with judging people for this, that, and the other. As kids we were pretty used to being teased about every little thing. Not to say that some… Continue reading Shame, Shame, and More Shame!
As I watched the HBO movie, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", which is based upon the book, titled the same as the movie, and life of an African-American woman named, Henrietta Lacks, all I could do is cry. The movie is told from the perspective of Mrs. Lack's youngest daughter, Deborah. On the surface… Continue reading Finding God’s Peace
I have a confession....I became a little obsessed with Saul. You know, Saul, the first King of Israel. Typically when people read or preach from 1 Samuel, the focus is on David. Don't get me wrong, David's story is fascinating. His faith and trust in God is to be modeled. But with reading the story… Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Obsessed
For the past few days I had been feeling down. I had been reflecting on my past; seeing some of the patterns that have woven in an out of my circumstances. Talk about complete frustration. I normally take the train to work, although it helps with road rage, it can be a nightmare for those… Continue reading Breaking Cycles