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    Concession

    I believe God hears all prayer and all concession.  This morning I prayed for a word that I might impart to my grieving mother.   She’s steeped in depression and confusion over the loss of her son and because of it she’s given herself over to anger and resentment.  Currently there are some evil forces at work that would  seek to destroy us and what we have established as a family.   But I believe in the blood of Jesus.   The man who walked on water and by the hem of whose garment we are all healed.   I believe that if a man can sacrifice himself on the cross for the sins…

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    Terique and I have this unspoken book reading competition and so far he’s beating me.   Now I was going to take the time to read and catch up to him in our current series: Game of thrones.  But I would be hard-pressed to ingest the word of God.   herein lies the caveat; Where do I begin?   What book?   What chapter in the bible can I use for life application?

  • African American

    The Power Struggle

    Maybe I’m giving him a lot more credit than he deserves.  I do believe that he has been a blessing to me.   But I’ve in a sense created a monster.  I’ve given him more control over my life than was necessary.  Ecclesiastes 4:12 says 12 Though one may be overpowered,    two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. the cord of three strands being the metaphor for the man, the woman, and God.   At the center of it all we must all keep our focus on God and yet as humans, so many of us tend to lose sight of that when we get…

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    Insurmountable Odds

    My life’s brand new.  I’ve relocated to Florida and all prospects are daunting.  My Brother passed away on Friday June 17th.   Cause of Death is still unknown and pending further study.   There looms, so much uncertainty in our lives, that our faith in God has been tested.    I ponder the outcome of all these steps we’ve taken.  My Mom needs to obtain legal guardianship of my nephew.   My brother’s funeral expenses have left us destitute and I am currently out of  a job.   I left what was once my home and my job to relocate to a state in which, I know no one and…