The book of James gives guidance that is hard to ignore. It has more than fifty direct commands in just five chapters. James is warning Christians of their behavior because most of them where doing what pleases them, knowing that God will forgive them. This book is about putting our Christianity into action. It teaches […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
As Women’s History Month is coming to a close, I want to take time to commend the ladies who will read this blog post (Yes, you!) as you continuously build a lasting legacy of being women who seek God. And what a legacy that is! A trip down the memory lane of the bible… You […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I recently came across an image of Muhammad Ali’s daughter, Laila Ali. It is evident that Muhammad Ali is proudly smiling from her corner. Laila, with droplets of sweat falling from her face and eyes focused on the opponent, has the full attention of her father. His eyes are clearly locked on his daughter with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My Story “Is he staring at me? Why is he staring at me? I guess because he likes me. But WAIT – he has a girlfriend.” A year later my crush broke up with his girlfriend. He was still staring at me intensely every time our paths crossed. I initially saw this as a sign […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I’ll keep this blog article about the movie, Joy, short and sweet partly because my two year old is fighting her bedtime routine and mostly because this written piece is more of a call to digest and reflect on the act of believing the impossible. Based on a true story, Joy Mangano (main character) could be […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Reflecting on the forerunners in Black American History can instill in us a sense of pride. We can be humbly reminded that countless individuals, for the sake of freedom, overcame great prejudice, discrimination, Jim Crow laws, and the obstacle of being deemed irrelevant to an entire nation. The wonderful legacy of the freedom fighters […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
As I sat in the doctor’s office on a beautiful spring afternoon in May 2013, the words, “Mrs. Ford, you aren’t pregnant”, rang loud in my ears. Of course the blood test didn’t “lie” and neither did the four or five home pregnancy tests I had previously taken. Surely, there was some other medical explanation […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I’ll never forget the day they walked into my classroom in 2011 at Rowan College at Burlington County. They were eccentric and mysteriously quiet. They were meek and extremely intelligent. They were artistically and musically inclined. Their names are Noreal Mays and Cerita Mays, two home-schooled students under the age of 21 at that particular […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
“You mean you don’t get to eat of every tree of the garden?” asked the serpent of the woman who knew God, communed with God, and loved God (Genesis 3:1). Wouldn’t it be just like Satan to ask a question with the attempt to imply that this woman, Eve, was missing out on something in […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.