"Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me."-- Matthew 25:40 "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly;defend the rights of the poor and needy" … Continue reading Nothing Changes if No Thing Changes
Ok, listen. So, I was on Facebook recently and I stumbled across this meme. It'a a picture of the talented Laurence Fishburne in his iconic role as "Ike Turner" in the movie, What’s Love Got to Do With it. (See pic below) Now most people understand the significance of this picture but if you weren’t… Continue reading From Saved to “Savage”
“Sounds like you need to set some boundaries in your life, Dana.” Those were the words that came out of my friend's mouth. I knew what each word individually in the sentence meant but I had no clue what the words TOGETHER and in that order meant. ME? SET? BOUNDARIES? So many emotions arose--- fear, skepticism,… Continue reading From Bound to Boundaries: Is Setting Boundaries Biblical?
If I am being completely honest, marriage was never something that I dreamed about. Not how some little girls dream about it. I never envisioned my wedding dress, never pictured myself cooking or having date nights with my husband. I never even got giddy over engagement announcements. You would get a like and a simple… Continue reading 3 Ways God is Preparing Me for Marriage
“Be still and know that I am God” ----Psalm 46:10 Stillness was never something I had a problem with as a child. My mom can even tell you I was a pretty calm baby. Curious, but never too busy. Even in the toddler stage, I hardly ever got yelled at or told to BE… Continue reading Why We Need to BE STILL
Do you remember the slang word "fronting"? Also, am I telling my age by even knowing this term? lol The slang term “fronting’”(a popular term in the 90s and early 2000s) was used whenever someone was misrepresenting themselves. A more dictionary definition states that fronting is the foremost part or surface of something. Fronting basically… Continue reading The Great Pretenders: Why Its Time To Be Your True Self
Did you know that there is something out here killing Christians? No, not literally killing us--- but attacking us from the inside out. I'm talking about COMPARISON-- something former President Theodore Roosevelt actually called "the thief of joy". To compare, by definition, means to estimate, measure or pinpoint similarities and differences between two or more things.… Continue reading 3 Ways Comparison Kills the Christian
Pleasure= a feeling of enjoyment; having a thing be pleasing to you. There’s this place that I like to frequent. It’s one of the only fast food restaurants I go to now, which is so unfortunate since there is a new location very close to my apartment. The food at this particular fast food restaurant… Continue reading “My Pleasure”: Pleasing God Over Self