Your Dash

Two weeks ago my sister in law Brenda passed away. I’m not sure if it happens to everyone so I’ll avoid making a generalization, but death always makes me think about life. I’ve attended several funerals in which the speaker focused on “the dash” between a person’s birth date and the date they died. The Read More >

Good Works

Today at church, Ebenezer Baptist, Minister Matthew Winder encouraged us to “Be The Light That God Intended Us To Be”. He referenced Matthew 5: 14-16 which clearly gives us a directive to let our light shine. He also asked the question “How You Living”? This question made me think about legacies and how people “show Read More >

Silence Speaks

It is early in the year but I’ve already had impactful lessons as it relates to the following scriptures: Ecclesiastes 3: 7 a time to be silent and a time to speak Proverbs  17:27-28 The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint, and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.  Even fools are thought wise if Read More >

I’m Thankful for My Irons!

As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 I’m not going to even attempt to list names, I know that would not prove successful for me.  But, instead I want to encourage all of us to appreciate the people that God has placed in our lives who truly love and care about Read More >


Today at work while discussing a tragic accident that resulted in a child’s death, I found myself in a discussion with two of my co-workers on forgiveness. One of the items we pondered was “are there things/acts that are unforgivable”? I believe the answer to that is a resounding NO.  For me, it is my Read More >

Blow Your Trumpet

blow your trumpet

Today at church we celebrated Pastor Dean’s 43 Anniversary. 43 years of shepherding over Ebenezer Baptist Church. Our speak Dr. James A. Hudson, Associate Minister at Emmanuel Baptist Church, in Newport News, VA encouraged our Pastor to continue to “Blow His Trumpet”-continue to share the truth of God’s word. The bible verse referenced was Isaiah Read More >

Strength in Our Cry

Tonight I  saw the movie Courageous at church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Oh my, what a powerful movie. After the movie we discussed the characters and their backgrounds, situations and points in their life that transformed them. In one scene, Javier, who was recently laid off and had become behind on his bills was calling Read More >

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