Growing up my identity was all about basketball. It was my world and at many times education came second. I never thought I would ever pursue a Master’s degree. In my earlier years of life (elementary & middle school) I was all about academics. In fact, in middle school, I once had a 4.0 gpa … More But God!
I know you thought your dream would happen easy. You’ve been pushing hard to take your dreams to the next level. You have been making connections, being consistent, staying committed but some how life is not giving you back the same energy. I’ve been there. I have been in the place where it felt like … More Don’t Settle In Your Set Back
“Out of your pain births a purpose. Out of your misery births a ministry. Don’t be so quick to run from the struggle.” – J. Scott Samarco The struggle is real. We must confront reality. Not in a sense to make ourselves feel inadequate or unworthy but more so to understand that there is a battle and … More Life.
As I lay awake, nocturnal as you would say, I sit here and listen to your thoughts. You were free spirited, exploring life with your words. You meant well, But well, life didn’t mean the same. You understood how to balance the unbalanced. To continue to move forward at all cost. You knew that if … More This One Is For You
The battle. It was the year 2011. My life was slowly beginning to fall apart. I had lost some close friends I trusted, was lied to by multiple people, lost a job, lost one of my best friends to a tragic death, and I had moved back home with my mom and was sleeping on … More When It Felt Like Everything Fell Apart
No, no my friend it is not a leap of fear but it is a leap of faith that is being required of you. More than three times God told Joshua to be strong and courageous. When God begins to elevate you for an assignment, He will be sure to affirm you with the words … More Leap of Fear?
In the Next: In the book of Joshua, found in the Bible, chapter 1 begins with Joshua having to step up quickly and lead a new generation of people into a land that God had promised to his fellow leader Moses. In verse 2, God says to Joshua, “Moses my servant is dead. Therefore, the … More In the Next and In the Now
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it will not change you.” – Urban Meyer Can you believe a die hard Wolverine is quoting a Buckeye? If you understand sports and rivalries you will know what I am talking about. I am reading a book by Ohio State’s coach, Urban Meyer called, Above the Line. The book was … More Why You Need to Be Challenged in #2016
#BetterThanYesterday – Simply means to let go of yesterday’s struggles and move forward, toward today’s success. Being #BetterThanYesterday begins by analyzing what is not working for you. There is something you do every day and throughout the week that causes you to struggle. Being aware of this habit and/or struggle is right where you need … More Be #BetterThanYesterday in 2016
Let’s be honest here. Thanksgiving Day is not a celebration for everyone. There is a people group that is forgotten during this time of the year. We call them Native Americans. The Natives, from our understanding, were the first people group to live on this land we call America. Our nation is guilty of the … More Confessing the Sins of Our Nation