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!
My heart breaks for the lives of people that are treated unfair. Everyone deserves a chance. Everyone has struggles and battles. Everyone has a story and for a brief moment, I want you to hear a quick story from my life. Many people see the work I do now and celebrate what has transpired over … More Don’t Be So Quick to Judge
“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
If you follow myself or my wife on social media, you would know by now that we recently moved from Michigan to Indian Land, South Carolina. You are probably thinking where? I know right, I thought the same thing. We usually tell people we moved to Charlotte, NC. Indian Land is a suburb of … More The Samarco’s are On the Move
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
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