Black History Month… [Celebrating People of Color]
| | | |

Black History Month… [Celebrating People of Color]

When celebrating Black History month, I couldn’t help but think “Some of history’s BEST examples of accepting the challenge to love a broken, unlovable world are People of Color.” Hands down, the life story [and mission] of John M. Perkins is the best, fully human, example of loving the unlovable I’ve ever encountered. Rather than…

Believin’, Trusting God, and Understanding God’s Plan
| | | |

Believin’, Trusting God, and Understanding God’s Plan

To BELIEVE is to accept Truth; to feel certain that God is who He says He is—today, tomorrow, and forever!  We can all be encouraged as we experience God moving and working in our lives. Matter of fact, it is through this evidence of God working in the midst of uncertainty in my life, time-and-time…

Letting Go… [and Choosing Forgiveness]
| | | | |

Letting Go… [and Choosing Forgiveness]

Fall is a season for letting go…  Although it doesn’t feel very Fall-ish here in Hometown, OK with temps hovering around the nineties—I’m desperately searching for autumn-ness. Maybe it’s because the temperatures refuse to succumb. Or maybe it’s because we’re sliding into my mama’s favorite season and birthday month. But a heaviness hangs in the…

Over My Head…  [Hope and Prayer for Heavenly Justice]
| | | |

Over My Head… [Hope and Prayer for Heavenly Justice]

Yesterday, someone in my feed asked the question “What moment over the past year stands out for you?” She was referring to George Floyd, of course. One such moment was the words of @esaumccaulley when He said “LOVE is sufficient to gather all the divided peoples of the world, people like George Floyd. There is…

How to Walk in LOVE in Hurt or Trauma… [learning to love those who’ve hurt us.]
| | |

How to Walk in LOVE in Hurt or Trauma… [learning to love those who’ve hurt us.]

Acknowledge the Reality of Hurt. The reality is we live in a fallen, imperfect world full of messy, broken people and it’s only a matter of time before we are hurt by someone or we inflict pain on another. We are even told in God’s Word that we are to expect trouble in this world….