4 Questions with Artist Dawn Waters Baker

What was your main inspiration for the painting, New Life? In 2017, I had the privilege of being the Artist in Residence at Gettysburg National Military Park. I got to stay on one of the farms that were there during the battle. It was eerie and also a very spiritual time as I reflected onContinue reading “4 Questions with Artist Dawn Waters Baker”

4 Questions with Author Shaniqua Rischer

What was your main inspiration for writing the book, The Boy Who Would Be King: 7 Lessons from the Life of David? I didn’t have a primary inspiration. Honestly, I just could not avoid writing the book. One of the book’s chapters/lessons was focused on a lesson God was teaching me as I started writingContinue reading “4 Questions with Author Shaniqua Rischer”

Get Your Hope Up!

Happy Monday! Be encouraged today. These are uncertain times. We don’t know what tomorrow will bring. Our sense of normalcy has become a thing of the past. There is a new norm that evolves each day and challenges us on every level. However, there is one constant. Our Saviour, Jesus Christ, is described in HebrewsContinue reading “Get Your Hope Up!”

4 Questions with Artist LaShonda Cooks

What was your main inspiration for your exhibit, Hair Story: The Myths, Magic, & Methods of Black Hair? My primary inspiration for Hair Story was a poem by the late great Rage Almighty, a renowned poet based in Dallas. I was at an event and heard him perform that poem. It echoed in my soul.Continue reading “4 Questions with Artist LaShonda Cooks”

Know Your Enemy

Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood,but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against a spiritual wickedness in high places. During this season, there has been so much going on around us. In times like these, it is easy to become distracted. However, we have to be very intentional about focusing on the thingsContinue reading “Know Your Enemy”

Why?

Why do people grab their purses when they see me walking by? Little do they know I’ve never stolen anything in my whole life. Why is my natural hair considered so unprofessional? Yet, other ethnicities can work with colored hair and tatted skulls. Why am I deemed unworthy of a seat at the table? Yet,Continue reading “Why?”

The Boy Who Would Be King: 7 Lesson from the Life of David

Shaniqua Rischer is a dynamic Minister, Author, and Spiritual Leader. You may be familiar with her writing through her God Morning devotionals, where she poignantly shares the Word of God each week day. She has expounded on those teachings by publishing her third book, “The Boy Who Who Would Be King: 7 Lessons from theContinue reading “The Boy Who Would Be King: 7 Lesson from the Life of David”

Sow

There was a farmer who wanted his crop to grow,But he was rather stingy and wouldn’t let his seed go. The winter brought a terrible drought, scarce was the rain,He was apprehensive. He wasn’t sure more seed he’d gain. Carefully he’d count a few and plant them in the ground,He’d even sow at night whileContinue reading “Sow”

From a Seed to Full Bloom

Dear Beloved, What vision has God planted in your heart? What has He gifted you to do? What interests you? What do you find yourself doing naturally? Get your finger on that one thing. What is it? What if that one thing is all it you need to launch change the trajectory of your life?Continue reading “From a Seed to Full Bloom”