Eliminating Strife in Relationships

Today kicks off the traditional “Love” month. Although this particular love is celebrated in our relationships with our spouses or significant others, love is meant to be flowing in all our healthy relationships. This includes: Our family ties... Our friend ships ... Our church bonds... Our work connections... It is expected that some of these … Continue reading Eliminating Strife in Relationships

Love Overrides Labels

Labels serve a purpose in our lives. That is when they are on products and not people. Product labels are supposed to give facts and warnings so that consumers can make an informed decision about selecting important items such as foods and medications. But there are other labels that are harmful. Labels that intentionally seek … Continue reading Love Overrides Labels

Restoring Relationships God’s Way

All relationships take a momentous amount of work; whether it is a relationship with our spouses, children, parents, siblings, friends or coworkers. These connections are blessings and can affect how we thrive in our lives. They can also become so mentally and emotional draining that they sap the energy or life out of us.  Then … Continue reading Restoring Relationships God’s Way

There is a Time to Love and Hate

Life events can shift us into an emotional storm, causing us to feel the anxiety of the aftermath. It is when anger hits like a tornado, tears fall like scattered showers, outrage drowns like a hurricane and mental shock has the same effects as a bolt of lightning touching the brain. Are these emotions normal? … Continue reading There is a Time to Love and Hate

God’s Love as Victory

April 16, 2017 Sunday School Commentary God’s Love As Victory Devotional Reading: Luke 24:1-12 Highlighted Text: John 20: 1-10 Key Verse:  "Then went in also that other disciple, which came first to the sepulchre, and he saw, and believed" (John 20:8). Some people believe that we are who say we are just because we tell … Continue reading God’s Love as Victory

God’s Saving Love in Christ

Lesson Guide, Direction God’s Saving Love in Christ Devotional Reading: Titus 3:1-7 Highlighted Text –  John 3:1-16 Key Verse -  “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life” (John 3:16). As we vastly approach the commemoration of the … Continue reading God’s Saving Love in Christ

Love’s Secret Language

Happy Valentine's Day! In one of my devotional books, I published a passage entitled "Love's Secret Language". It basically illustrates how many anticipate Valentine's Day because they look forward to being showered with gifts by their significant others. But many are still disappointed and end up having a void that has not been filled with … Continue reading Love’s Secret Language

Sharing Love

Happy Saturday! So what are your plans on this weekend before Valentine’s Day? Yes, it is that time of the year again.  Perhaps you are a part of the many who are greatly anticipating the “BIG” day. New romances have that effect. Happy and Healthy relationships do too. It is a wonderful feeling having someone … Continue reading Sharing Love

LOVE that Binds

For me, it has been an empowering, thought-provoking and transformative week. Milestone events eluded me to meditate not only on the things surrounding the past few days, but where I am in time. Have you ever been there? The place where you are drawn to reflect on the realities of your life prompted by recent … Continue reading LOVE that Binds

What’s Faith Got to Do With It?

It’s the message within the songs that gives us hope and reignites our fire, reminding us that God still cares about us.