When Love Walks In

When love walks in. Fear is checked at the door. Humbled hearts bow in submission, Upon the holy threshing floor. When love walks in, Blinded eyes see again. A blanket lined in God’s glory, Covers a multitude of sin. When love walks in, Divided nations unify, Wisdom comes from Heaven, And shines the light onContinue reading “When Love Walks In”

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Galatians 6:7-8 King James Version (KJV) 7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. 8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. The acts ofContinue reading “How Does Your Garden Grow?”

The Power of Prayer

Prayer is one of the most powerful weapons we use to defend against the attacks of the enemy. It is one of the most sincere and vulnerable positions that we can enter into to have fellowship with our Father. Yet, when it comes to our prayer lives, many of us view it as another oneContinue reading “The Power of Prayer”

Becoming Spiritually Prepared

James 1:1-4 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfectContinue reading “Becoming Spiritually Prepared”

The Purpose in the Pressure

The other day, I reflected on when my son Shaun told me he wanted to join the Air Force. It was right after his high school graduation. Shaun has always done very well in school. Based on his grades and test scores, he had his pick of college opportunities. So, when he informed me ofContinue reading “The Purpose in the Pressure”

All Things Are Working

Romans 8:28 The Message (MSG) 28 That’s why we can be so sure that every detail in our lives of love for God is worked into something good. Have you ever questioned the meaning of your life in the heat of a battle? I have many times. During some battles, I’ve had some degree of clarity. OnContinue reading “All Things Are Working”

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”

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”