by Great Joy
Tag: growing up in grace
The Parable of the Talents
If I were teaching bible study this week, I’d teach from Mathew 25/Luke 11: the parable of the talents. I’d tell you this: 1) you got talent.2)…… Read more “The Parable of the Talents”
Love: The Song That Doesn’t End
Spencer was a foodie. He loved a well cooked meal from a high quality restaurant. His favorite places were Q’s (San Francisco), J. Alexander’s (Nashville/Chicago), McCormick &…… Read more “Love: The Song That Doesn’t End”
Forgive. For yourself. It eradicates bitterness and offense from your bones.
When I think of offense, I think of a boiled egg and how separating the membrane can be the difference between a perfectly peeled egg and a…… Read more
Are you the smartest person in the room? Change rooms.
Sometimes when I say this, people take it the wrong way. That speaks to their insecurities, their willingness to assume that I amhaughty and think more highly…… Read more “Are you the smartest person in the room? Change rooms.”
Boaz ain’t for YO… OR: Be careful what you wish for…
Stop trying to find a Boaz. Ruth was a widow who followed her childless widow of a mother-n-law to a foreign country and then proceeded to get…… Read more “Boaz ain’t for YO… OR: Be careful what you wish for…”
“I stumbled on this photograph…” Spencer and my feet making a cameo, circa 2010 or 2011 It’s at least 11 years old. We are in Memphis (coming…… Read more
Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #115
Ayishat Akanbi Sometimes self care is hard. It means choosing to let go of the illusion of being right. To do so is to be silent when… Read more "Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #115"