My New Year Rituals

Since we are a couple of weeks into the New Year, I know you’ve heard a lot of talk about resolutions and people’s hopes for what this fresh set of 365 days (well, technically 352) will bring. It’s been a couple of years since I’ve formally done resolutions, I've chose to adopt other rituals instead. Below you will find a couple of things that I have done in the recent years to orient myself to be intentional about my goals and pursuing my hopes for the year. One Word: One word is a commitment to…

A Letter to the Encourager

To my fellow encourager in the struggle, It took me over two hours to will myself out of the bed this morning. I can't really explain it. I just couldn't get up. I wish I could describe how I was feeling more eloquently, but, the only words I can manage to apply are utterly and completely drained. As familiar as this feeling has become over the years, the intensity of the exhaustion and sadness I feel doesn't become easier to bear. I don't think it ever will. I do know that I've been running from this…

Sermon: God Wants to Choose You- Touré Roberts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6i82Itt1a2I As you've probably realized by now, One Church LA, Pastor Touré Roberts and Sarah Jakes- Roberts' ministry really blesses me. Although I am on the east coast and not a member of this church, their sermons always touch my heart and have truly helped me develop in my walk with Christ. I share their sermons not as content to fill empty spaces on the blog, but because they really speak to my heart. This message was right on time for me. It is my sincere hope that it will speak to your heart and…

Some encouragement for you…

Psalm 91 1 Those who live in the shelter of the Most High     will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. 2 This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety;     he is my God, and I trust him. 3 For he will rescue you from every trap     and protect you from deadly disease. 4 He will cover you with his feathers.     He will shelter you with his wings.     His faithful promises are your armor and protection. 5 Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night,     nor the arrow that flies…