Lessons From the Wonder Woman Movie

Lessons From the Wonder Woman Movie

Lately I watched the movie Wonder Woman. I know, I am quite late to the party, having a baby will do that to you. Though I watched it for entertainment, I couldn’t resist seeing a very obvious Biblical principle stemming out of it. I grew up hearing all the negative...
Only God Knows the Troubles I’ve Seen

Only God Knows the Troubles I’ve Seen

Somehow, I’ve always seen the strongest image of faith embodied in an African-American older mother like Ms. Clara in the film War Room. For one, movies have helped shape that stereotype in my mind, but I’m also sure that she knows what troubles are because she bears...
Love Thyself

Love Thyself

We’ve all heard them, the voices, telling us we’re not good enough, perhaps even not worthy of love. Whether they come from our culture, our families or ourselves, they can weaken and discourage us and even make our lives quite miserable. Some well-intended people...
Is My Faith Growing?

Is My Faith Growing?

I am 35 weeks pregnant. Soon enough, we will be welcoming a new member to our growing family. I can’t wait to meet her and see what God has in store for her. What a responsibility to bring into the world a tiny human being carrying the image of the living God...
Is Your Spirit Fit?

Is Your Spirit Fit?

Food is the name of the game for so many social media accounts, websites, companies, etc. There are food festivals, TV networks, etc. We even are becoming more and more obese due to abuse. As you know, food does not automatically equal nourishment. “Come on now, don’t...
What to Do When Your Faith Runs Dry

What to Do When Your Faith Runs Dry

Lately, I hit a phase of discouragement. I have looked at where my life is, and felt some discontentment. A project I have been working on for over a year now seems to bear little to no fruit. What am I doing, Lord? Am I imagining things? Is this all a story I tell...
When Tasty Turns Out to be Nasty

When Tasty Turns Out to be Nasty

When I was 19, I moved into my first apartment alone. I happily looked ahead to the freedom I would enjoy. What I had not realized was all the work that came with it. For starters, I was now totally responsible for my laundry and for feeding myself. After months of...
Waiting on God’s Promises

Waiting on God’s Promises

My husband is very organized. It shows in everything he does, including the way he has worked hard on looking back to 2016, and planning 2017 a few weeks ago. While doing that, he looked at journal entries from previous years, seeing what the Lord has done in his life...
Love God Love People

Love God Love People

Isn’t it beautiful when two hearts connect without barriers, and without shame, offering their very best to each other? Wouldn’t it be life-changing if every single one of our relationships could be that fulfilling? If we could just be open, raw, and real with others?...