Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

Worship Medley: The More I Seek You and Laid Down Lovers


This song speaks for itself. The term laid down lovers is used sort of as broken English in that, we as Christians lay down our lives for Christ, and we love him deeply (as in worship).  

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Ressurrection Day Two: Quenching my Thirst


After writing Day One yesterday evening, I saw a post on Facebook that described the atmosphere of an all night prayer that I wanted to attend as Supernatural. I was two hours late but we made it, and the ingredients … Continue reading

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A Pastor’s Life is a Fasted Life


When I think of a pastor’s life, I think of a fasted life. We are not ordinary people, and do not have ordinary problems. I have already accepted the call on my life. I have done so years ago, but … Continue reading

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Deaf to Church: How the Homeless Get Lost


A few years ago, around the time that I went homeless, I felt that the church (not the pastors) were not compassionate or helpful in my time of crisis. Most people do not understand homelessness until they have become homeless. … Continue reading

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Three Myths About Being Christian


I have to be honest, I wanted to name this blog, “Why Churches Can Not Keep Members.” Similar to almost any other kind of business whether set up to collect donations to sell products and services, the life of one’s … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: What I Have Learned This Year In 2012


  This year I can say overall I’ve learned the value and influence music has on me and how it influences others. I’ve realized how to have a discerning spirit towards certain lyrics and artist , tapping into the deeper  … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Attend Family Counseling – To Create a Family Vision


To Create a Vision The bible says that without vision the people perish. It also says that you should write your vision and make it plain. When business owners get a vision of how they want to provide a service, … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Attend Family Counseling III – To Forgive Others


To Forgive Others Forgiving someone else is not for them, it is for you. The same rule applies.  When someone has betrayed your trust or acted out of line with your expectations it can make you angry, feel hurt and … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of A Leader: A Leadership Poem


The Characteristics of A Leader Leaders are readers they take history and recreate it, they get lost in powerful stories and become one. Leaders never dwell on their title because they possess their position so well that others make up … Continue reading

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Five Frequently Asked Questions About Religious Spiritual Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse


What Is Spiritual Abuse? Spiritual Abuse is a type of abuse used within a religious context to manipulate an individual or group of people to do what the abuser wishes. In this case, we will show how predators often use … Continue reading

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My Adventures In Healing: It’s A Family Affair


We have started family counseling. All of my siblings are invited and only one showed yesterday. I think God has an elaborate plan that he is not totally sharing with us. It is kind-of-like how we as parents withhold information … Continue reading

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Five Myths That Keep Women Single


“When People Show You Who They Are, Believe Them!” – Dr. Maya Angelou Are single women too picky? Let me save you the suspense, the answer is YES! As a woman for more than thirty years, I do get to … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom: A Poem About Life And Death


This poem was written years ago when I was asked by a friend of the family to write a piece that would be befitting of a funeral homegoing. I sat down after a few days and the following poem spilled … Continue reading

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The Unapologetic Visionary Leader


Thoughts Of The Day…. Know yourself. I am not a loose cannon. I do not do anything without a purpose – seriously. If I clean the kitchen, there is a purpose! I am knowledgeable about what I know, and what … Continue reading

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The Gospel In Four Minutes


I needed this today. I appreciate this Christian perspective about G.O.D. I first saw this in a church service and it is one of the best spoken word deliveries that I have ever heard. Please enjoy, and by all means, … Continue reading

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My Career Journey: How to Ask for the Experience that You Really Want


Those who go to work every day needing less are inevitably the ones who end up earning more. – Russell Simmons Yesterday, I was feeling a bit drained. It felt like an emptiness that was falling between my fingers.  It … Continue reading

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Desi: A Poem to My Mother from Heaven


It was a morning that I’ll never forget. A picture of our high school mascot was on the television and attached to his inmate mug shot, a story that would break my heart. He was accused of murdering two women … Continue reading

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Homosexualtiy as Christians II


Discrimination I am a black, female, with long dreadlocks, I’m overweight (sexy though), and my name is long and looks foreign. My name is also “christian” so people assume. I have been looking for a job for some time now … Continue reading

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Homosexuality as Christians I


The title suggests that we will be talking about Homosexuals who are Christians. I am not taking a side in this blog rather, I have a lot of unanswered questions. I want to start out here with a story that … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned This Year III – MY BDAY/NYE BLOG


This New Year’s Eve think about all that was gained in this year, the knowledge, power and strength from understanding that you acquired through trial and error. How to attract a relationship that inspires the real you is a blog … Continue reading

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