Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #10
Doing both don’t hurt a soul—in fact it helps you keep your wits about you. Don’t surprise your emotions! Pray Cry Journal Therapy Rest Kick a soft pillow Do whatever it takes to acknowledge your emotions so you can move forward. then move forward.
Sometimes honest Christianity looks like the Struggle
confession: I have started a particular post four times. And each time I erased it because I was talking out of my agitation and NOT my anointing. “Human anger does not ever produce the righteousness that God desires.” (James somewhere, my version of it. 🤷🏾♀️) Sometimes, you gotta sit the game out before you sin…
Pushing Passed Imposter Syndrome
Imposter syndrome, also called perceived fraudulence, involves feelings of self-doubt and personal incompetence that persist despite your education, experience, and accomplishments. Healthline.com This is what the spirit of rejection does to you. Everything you do—every GOOD AND PERFECT GIFT that came from God, the Father of Lights—is made to feel like it is nothing. It…
Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #9
Stop trying to figure out what you did wrong. Sometimes, it isn’t what you coulda done; it’s who they couldn’t be. How can two walk together unless they agree?
As I Am
Tell me I’m the best, I am I’ll be feelin’ like, yes, I am, I am You know I’m the best, ah yeah You’d be a fool to not take me as I am H.E.R., “As I Am” We always want the things we were never meant to have, giving more weight to what if…
Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #8
Break old patterns. Create new ones that serve you.
Let Kids Be Kids
Newspapers often print negative stories of the lives of black children murdered–as though ONLY black teenagers do wrong stuff, as though those one or two instances tell you everything about who they are. News flash: black kids are kids, too. All teenagers do rotten things–they are impulsive, flighty, and otherwise silly. If they published every…
Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #7
Even beautiful flowers find ways to burst forth through rocks and concrete. Make that space your own.
I, too, sing America: A Juneteenth Jamboree
Well. I just like constancy and consistency. So even though Juneteenth and Father’s Day were Sunday, consider today to be the day I observe the former like the rest of the country. That said: here is your poetry Monday. A little quiet contemplation to start your week. Enjoy. I too sing AmericaExcept most of my…
Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #6
I am a follower of introspectives. I like people who think deeply about things—especially when the wisdom of God flows through their thought process. Pastor Hart Ramsey is one of them. I’ve copied the remainder of the text below; click the link under the image above for the original or in the text below to…