Prayers for My Black Son

I can’t believe it’s already been three weeks since you came into this world and changed my life. You were ten days late, but right on time with a head full of curly black hair and big, beautiful brown eyes. I must admit, I loved you from the moment I laid eyes on you. Although …

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What Taebo Can Do For Your Prayer Life

When it comes to working out, I am a wimp. Usually after fifteen minutes or so of cardio, I am ready to call it quits and justify me doing so with the few beads of sweat running down my face. But today as I was doing Taebo, I pressed in. I worked out good! I …

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The One Thing You Will Never Lose

After a long but rewarding afternoon, I finally sat this evening to pray. And no sooner than I had, my daughter who should have been sleeping started to cry. And then I started to remember all of the things that I had to do, the lists that I told myself I would accomplish before the …

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Could I Be Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman?

Earlier this week, I read this excellent blog post on Colorlines: Could I Be Both Trayvon Martin AND George Zimmerman? Although parts of me did not want to admit it, this author's underlining premise, that I could be both Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman was true! The fact that Zimmerman, in addition to having anglo …

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Ask of God, Then Give Him the Glory

Today I listened to this Palm Sunday message from Willow Creek Community Church. I am telling you, my spirit was completely blessed as speaker Shane Farmer talked about asking God what you need from Him in prayer. He did not name any qualifiers, such as 'make sure you do this and this before you pray' …

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Prayer for Syria

Dear God, My heart is heavy. Sometimes I feel like it will break. Tears I can barely keep from flowing down my face as I look, and I see, my brothers and sisters losing their lives in Syria. Day after day, more and more people are taking their last breaths, slipping into eternity, at the …

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