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
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
Do you ever feel like you’re letting down God? Yesterday was one of those days. I made a promise to God that I ended up not being able to keep. I panicked and I couldn’t fulfill the promise. I then felt an overwhelming sense of shame because trusting God wasn’t enough. I said I trust God, … Continue reading Tell it Tuesday w/ B.Parker|Fighting Through Anxiety
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?
Everyone is so focused on dating. Everyone wants a title, and to have someone they can call theirs. It’s starting to feel like a competition. Everyone wants to out do the next, and it’s just not something I’m interested in being a part of. I’ve never cared much about dating. I’ve always believed that when … Continue reading Tell it Tuesday w/ B. Parker | Why Does It Seem Like a Sin That I’m Single?
Sometimes things happen in life that we wish would go in a different direction, but it’s out of our control. I’ve struggled the last few months with control. I want to be in control of my own life. I want to be able to say who stays in it, and who leaves. I want to … Continue reading Tell it Tuesday w/B.Parker|Jesus, Take the Wheel