I hope you find these words to be an invitation to understanding why black experiences and black voices matters. … More White Feelings, Black Experiences
I wasn’t supposed to be here… 1.2 GPA end of my junior year of high school Smoking weed every day Selling weed Three minor in possessions of alcohol all by the age of 17 40 hours of community service I had to take an extra class to graduate high school I had zero basketball/academic scholarships … More I Wasn’t Supposed To Be Here
Pick Up Your Cross The heaviness of my heart belongs to You LordYou bore my sins, carried my grief and sorrowYou became one of us so that we could become like You This weight I hold is not mine to carry aloneEven toward Golgaltha, You gave opportunity for one of us to carry the crossToday, … More Pick Up Your Cross
In Luke 6, on a Sabbath day (a day of rest), Jesus passes through the fields where his homies, the disciples, were hanging out. They were picking grain, shaking them in their hands like a pack of skittles, and tearing them up. (I don’t know why I want to put a laugh out loud right … More Don’t Miss The Miracle
I believe the gifts God has given us is exactly what we need. What happens when we look outward first at others is we begin to walk away from the full potential of our God given gifts. Looking outward at the gifts of others will place you and I on an island of comparison. An … More Desire the Greater Gifts!
Water lines coming down my face. Walking through a dark and deserted place. Dim light in front of me. Shadow behind me. What a reflection. Which direction? Melodies in my head. Singing, “we’ve come this far by faith.” Wondering what’s it going to take? More faith? Deep, deep in need. I plead…
Faithfulness is a byproduct of being committed to something. A commitment is when you choose to be fully in mentally, emotionally and perhaps spiritually and physically. Throughout my life when I choose to commit to something, I am usually faced with immediate challenges. I know many of you may be thinking, that could be a matter … More Staying Faithful When It’s Hard
My heart breaks for the lives of young men and women that are treated unfairly and given up on. I believe everyone deserves a chance to be able to overcome the struggles and battles they face. Everyone has a story and for a brief moment, I want you to hear a quick story from my life. … More Who Can You Build Up?
Many, many years ago in the garden, Adam and Eve were faced with a choice. God had let Adam and Eve know early on that there was a tree they were not to choose. The serpent, also known as the enemy, who is wise, deceitful and manipulative made Eve believe that God was withholding something … More Echoes of the Garden
Birthday blogs are cool. I don’t do them every year but I thought, hey this is my last year in my 20’s, surely I have something to say… Recently, I was hanging out with some friends at a cool rooftop spot with some dope food. We began to talk about leaving our 20’s and what it … More Last Year in My 20’s!