Spring is here! It is a nice, cool and sunny day. Then why are you feeling anything but sunshine? Why do you feel the darkness of the blues? Do you recall how long you have been feeling this way? You may or may not remember. Sometimes feelings like this have a way of sneaking up … Continue reading Why Am I Sad on a Spring Day?
Today, you might be feeling as though your life has been turned upside down. The cause could be from a loss; a job, a bad investment or even worse, a loved one. It could have been a natural disaster that has caused your world to come tumbling down. You have now found yourself homeless, without … Continue reading Trust That God Will Restore Your Life
Abuse, grief, loss and suffering are all puzzle pieces to life’s pain. We all experience these emotional elements at some point in our lives. But too often the expected response from others is not always the one that is received. Think about the last time you found yourself hurting. What was the response you received … Continue reading Don’t Allow Others to Dismiss Your Pain
We are often advised or reminded how important it is to block out distractions. But before these diversions can be blocked, they must first be recognized. Most people do not realize when they are being distracted until after they are faced with the consequence of not paying attention. And what are the things that daily … Continue reading Learn How to Recognize Distractions
Today is a special Monday or me and my family. It commemorates the day that my 15-year-old brother’s life was lost by suicide. Marchello is the reason why I advocate for mental health and especially for suicide prevention. My advocacy includes everyone because mental health affects everyone. However, my two main focus areas are adolescents … Continue reading Mental Health Affects Your Teen
The thing about holidays or celebrations is that they do come to an end. And regardless of how we had to pretend or struggle to get through them, the aftermath places us back into our realities. The reality is that if you were feeling some type of way before this past weekend, the reason did … Continue reading How to Get Released Out of Your Situation
Have you ever felt like you were experiencing the eve of your breaking point? You know that moment in life when it seems that your day has reached midnight and it doesn’t feel as though you will ever see the light again. In this moment, you could be experiencing one of the most difficult life … Continue reading There’s a Blessing in Your Darkest Hour
What do you do when there is no time to cry? What do you do when there is no time to mourn? What do you do when you find yourself reaching for reserved energy and a point where you are fighting to breathe? Do you allow yourself to collapse and embrace rock bottom? OR…. Do … Continue reading The Cry of Loved Ones
This morning I posted a quote of mine on my social media site that stated: LORD, today let me be present in what you are doing; in Jesus Name, Amen. Many times we are so fixated on our past issues that we do not allow God to do a great work in our present lives. … Continue reading Let God Work in Your Present
November 1, 2015 Sunday School Commentary Lesson Guide, FAITH Series Who Will Come to the Rescue? Background Text: Acts 12:1-24 Highlighted Text – Acts 12:1-11 Key Verse - “Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him (Acts 12:5, NIV). Prayer works! This is why it is a relevant … Continue reading Who Will Come to the Rescue?