“This is why I weep and my eyes overflow with tears. No one is near to comfort me, no one to restore my spirit” (Lamentations 1:16, NIV). Have you ever experienced a storm that shattered your life in away that you had never experienced before? Things were so broken and chaotic that you could not … Continue reading Castaway After a Storm
Have you ever experienced a night so agonizing that it felt as though extra hours had been added to it? You know one of those nights that you are ready to be over and done with but the hands on the clock seemed to have been stuck? Well, not only have I had them, but … Continue reading You Just Survived a Dark Night!
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
Have you ever experienced so much during one season that it left you just about speechless? You tried to explain your emotions to a confidant and the words would not fall into place. Then you eventually reach a reality that concluded that you yourself could not understand your haughty emotions. When you are experiencing a … Continue reading Trust God to Rescue You from Your Torment!
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
Let’s be honest. Life can sometimes cause you to feel as though you are drowning or weighed down by disappointment and despair. Sometimes you can reach this low place and not even realize that you are there. You might be fortunate enough to have loved ones around you who can recognize when you are in … Continue reading God’s Love is Strong Enough to Carry Your Burdens
You have probably experienced disappointing or low points in life that has caused you to doubt yourself and your ability to excel in key areas. But have you ever experienced a dark place that caused you to feel trapped by fear and like you were suffocating in agony. I describe and compare these feelings to … Continue reading Your Darkness Can Cause You to Shine
Did you make it to church yesterday? I know...you had every intention to do so but somehow all the Daylight Saving Time reminders bypassed you, right? I understand. Falling back and Springing forward are two ‘freebies’ that churchgoers can use as an excuse not to attend a fellowship service on Sunday. Is there any wonder … Continue reading Applying Your Church Experience After Sunday
Today is a special Monday for me. And after the weekend that I was blessed to experience, I am hopeful that it is also an endearing day for others in my family. Today, March 6, my brother Marchello would have been 35 years old. This year marks the 20-year of his anniversary death. It was … Continue reading Choosing to Celebrate Life