I am often asked by my friends – particularly my White friends, “What can I do?” “How can I make an impact?” “I’m only one person and the issues are so many and big!” ” Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.” -Margaret Mead […]
Do you usually ask people, “How are you doing?” I know I do, expecting that they will tell me truly how they feel. I suspect that most folks will say, “Great!”, “Fine!” Blessed!” And a myriad of other exclamations we randomly toss out without rhyme or reason. But is it true? And are we […]
Every day there is something new.
Yesterday I painted one of my nails a shade of green. I was looking for emerald green, but my salon didn’t have the color. So, what you see is what I got. But it’s not the color, it’s the significance of the color that counts. I wear the color in honor of my niece – […]
“Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, It is well, it is well, with my soul.” – Horatio G. Spafford But what if it isn’t? I have finally reached saturation and turned my attention from the television. Between the loss of Black Lives, the Presidential election, the civic unrest, the hatred, the lying, the […]
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. – Hebrews 11:11 Sometimes it’s hard to believe in the kindness of your fellow man, especially given the meanness of our times. But I wanted to share a good thing that happened that restored my faith. This morning I […]
Taken from original post, August 17, 2015, by Teri McClanahan Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 Anxiety, it just stops your life. […]