God, Love, Writings

Love like God

Today, I wanted to talk about the first and honestly the most important concept in the Bible: Love. The Bible is a love story. A story of love at first sight. Often, when we hear love, we think primarily of romantic love, but the first love most experience comes from their parents. God's love is… Continue reading Love like God

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God, Life, Personal Stories, Writings

My Identity in Him, Her, and Them

Until recently, I've been desperately searching for a sense of meaning while loneliness, hopelessness, and restlessness swallowed me whole. Sickness moved in as I began losing confidence in myself and the world around me. I lost my ability to interact with others as people have been become more apathetic and the notion of the United… Continue reading My Identity in Him, Her, and Them

God, Inspiration, Love, Writings

A Simple Prayer

I pray that every person reading this has peace in their heart. May an all-encompassing stillness fall on them to ease their nerves and pain. My love abolish hate and fear. May calm settle their souls. May November bless each and everyone of you with prosperity, wisdom, strength, growth, and much more. God Bless! Turn… Continue reading A Simple Prayer

Blogging, Friendship, God, Love, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Pray WITHOUT ceasing

I've been very transparent about my struggles on here. I even admitted that my posting schedule has dropped significantly because of these struggles. Yesterday, I was talking with a mentee about love, life, and everything in between. God and the concept of prayer came up. While encouraging him through my weakest moments, something I told… Continue reading Pray WITHOUT ceasing

God, Personal Thoughts, Politics, Reflections, Writings

Hurricane Harvey & Contradictory Christianity

I've been hearing the same sentiments over and over. Online or in person, people have a bad taste in their mouths about Christianity. Why? Because the "Pastors are pimps. "Congregation is judgmental." and "no one is Christ-like anymore". What caused this thought was Twitter hanging Pastor Joel Osteen out to dry for not opening his… Continue reading Hurricane Harvey & Contradictory Christianity

God, Personal Thoughts, Politics, Writings

Religious Bystanders in Politics

This weekend I spent a lot of time just existing. It's good to take some time off of writing to recharge the battery and refill the heart. In the midst of that, I found myself hurting. The more stories I read of misfortune, the more my heart hurts. I really question shouldn't every Christian feel… Continue reading Religious Bystanders in Politics

God, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

The Loving Holy Spirit

Over the years, I've been learning not just about Faith but embracing the nature of the Holy Spirit. A few basic things must be understood about It: It comes with peace It's a gentle spirit It is spontaneous I just want to touch briefly on the Holy Spirit, how I've identified It and Its connections in… Continue reading The Loving Holy Spirit

God, Life, Love, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Ultimate Sacrifices & Love (Happy Memorial Day)

As I've been reading through the New Testament, I've had to reflect on the idea of willingly leaving everything behind to do the Lord's Will. Whether it is to unknown success or an undertaking of great pain, how dedicated are you to a life like Christ? Humans are selfish beings. We often put our own… Continue reading Ultimate Sacrifices & Love (Happy Memorial Day)

God, Personal Thoughts, Reflections

Love God/Love Others

In conjunction to yesterday's post about Religion versus Gospel, I recently have been reflecting about God's messages in the Bible. I find it amazing how we tend to pick and choose what about God we want to make law and what to ignore. I've seen some really condescending responses about how God outlawed cutting your hair, piercings,… Continue reading Love God/Love Others