Open My Eyes That I May See

Blindly traveling through life, I ask myself, "Isn't there a better way?" How many times shall I stumble and fumble? How many times shall I bump and bruise? My path seems so dark sometimes that I don't know where I'm going. I can't recall where I've been. But I know my eyes deceive me with [...]

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God Supplies All That We Need

As Christians, we are quick to say "God will supply all of our needs." But do we truly believe this when it comes to our physical health? The more I read and study natural foods and herbs and understand the nutrients they provide, the more I think of the awesomeness of God. Scientists are discovering [...]

Caught in the Rain

Have you ever stood still in the rain allowing it to pour down on you? I can hear all my black sisters, “What? And get my hair wet?” I can see us now, crowding under umbrellas, wearing protective coverings for our clothes & hair. And what if we get caught in the rain? We'd run [...]

The Myth of the Strong Black Woman

"Hey Mama Jean? How are you doing?" "Chile, my doctor had to change my blood pressure medication again, my arthritis is acting up, can't hardly walk, my grandbaby done had her baby and they at house along with these other grown folks who ain't working, and you know I take care of Ms. Etta Mae [...]

Give Your Spirit Time To Heal

I have a friend who was in a recent car accident. Although she has no visible scars, her body was injured. It is all too evident because of the soreness she feels. She's also the type that can't sit still. She is always on the go and following orders that allow her body time to [...]

Lord Help Me Stand

When the winds of life were blowing me back and forth, I would pray Lord, help me stand When I could feel the very ground beneath me shake so violently, I would pray Lord, help me stand When the raindrops of sorrow beat down so fiercely upon my head, I would pray Lord, help me [...]