A Church’s Refusal to Name Racism Gives White Supremacy a Seat in God’s House

The Sunday after the Charleston Massacre, churches all over the country prayed for the victims and their families. Taking their cue from the Emmanuel AME Church itself, pastors, reverends, and deacons encouraged their congregations to seek solace in God’s embrace. In addition, they implored their flock to show compassion and forgiveness. Their message encouraged togetherness in the face of forces meant to divide....more
KeepingItReal You are very right. But even more than unity, we have to address the real ...more

Darkness, Depression and All the Other Things Christians Hate to Talk About

Disclaimer: This is a post that could be triggering to those with depression - though I hope the only thing it triggers is healing <3...more

This Ramadan, I'm Fasting With My Muslim Boyfriend

We "met" on Twitter, but we MET during Ramadan....more
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How the Fear of Joy can get in the Way of Dreams

When I say I have a fear of joy, I am not downplaying it any. I can get so freakishly scared when life is going good and I'm pursuing my dreams that it's not even funny. The slightest thing can send me into full on panic mode. I know where this comes from. Growing up in an unstable home, the rug was yanked out from under my feet too many times to count. Any time life went smoothly or good for any amount of time, I knew something bad was coming around the corner. And I was always proved right....more

Live free of Resistance to create your best life!

Overcoming resistance is essential to living your best life. Resistance to the flow of your life, what the universe has specifically in store for you is rooted in fear. Fear of the unknown, fear of lack of control, fear of change, just plan fear! ...more

EMIL'S SUNSET

What Is Best For You Is Not Always What Is Comfortable

You’ve probably heard me say that you can have courage or you can have comfort but oftentimes you cannot have both – and boy am I realizing how true (and even scary) that can be.When I started this journey of pursuing my dreams years ago, I never knew that it would cost me as much as it has. Like most of us, I believed that my journey would be easy, breezy and that I would always get what I wanted and desired. If you’ve been on your journey of success for some time now, then you may have even thought like that before and quickly have realized that that is far from truth....more

2 fish, 5 loaves

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YOUR ENTHUSIASM

What are you enthusiastic about in your life? How do you maintain your enthusiasm?Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Does the spark of God radiate in all you do?Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

Running Without a Stroller

“Happiness can exist only in acceptance.” – George Orwell...more

Spiritual Sunday - My Grace is Sufficient

Words for Consideration and Spiritual GrowthWhen life is going as we want do we look for God's gracein our lives?Click here to read more ...more

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

What is your enthusiasm enabling you to achieve?Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more