In recent news, Jada Pinkett Smith stated she was going to be boycotting the Academy Awards, aka The Oscars, this year due to the lack of diversity and acknowledgement of people of color both in this year’s show and the Academy itself. One of the statements that she made would resonate with anyone: “Begging for … Continue reading Blissful Monday’s|I Won’t Beg You to Love Me
By Gerard McClure Jr. 1 John 4:18-19 says “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made in perfect love. We love because he first loved us. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day coming up, I think about … Continue reading Mind of a Man Mondays: Bey, Red Lobster and Choosin’
Hey ladies, as we enter 2016, you may be getting a ton of motivational messages about this year. Lord knows I have. Well, in terms of relationships, this is the best time to make some assessments about yourself and the kind of men you’ve interacted with throughout the last year. Whether you’ve been single … Continue reading Blissful Monday’s|Six Types of Boos to Say Bye to in 2016
My Spiritual Journey Continues .. When we are younger we're taught to get down on our knees and recite a prayer before bed. Close your eyes, bow your head, fold your hands and recite a prayer before a meal. Growing up in church and in private, Lutheran schools I remember being taught specific prayers or just … Continue reading A Testimony of My Spiritual Journey
I grew up in a church where in Sunday school they taught that forgiveness was something that we do as Christians. People have hurt me in the past, and I would just forgive them. It wasn’t something I ever truly thought about. Someone hurt me, I forgave them. The end. I always believed that since God forgave … Continue reading Tell it Tuesday w/ B. Parker|How Do We TRULY Forgive?
Everyone around you has a significant other. Your news feed on Facebook is filled with engagements and weddings. Instagram is full of couples who seem so happy. You’re instantly saddened, wanting to experience what they are. We live in a world where you need to have or be someone’s Women Crush Wednesday or Man Crush … Continue reading Anxiety and Dating:Tell it Tuesday w/ B.Parker
I’ve had some interesting conversations in the last few days about getting to the next level of life. I was rapping with one of the big homies yesterday morning before we went to clean up the community in St. Louis and he basically said, “How can you expect to reach the next level in the … Continue reading Mind of a Man Mondays|Can’t Stay The Same
I cannot do this anymore. I cannot even tell you how many times I have said that sentence in the past week. Probably more times than my fingers can count. I have cried myself to sleep multiple times, and have asked God, “Why me?” more times than I want to admit. I trust God, I … Continue reading Tell it Tuesday w/ B. Parker|Does This Make Me A Bad Christian?