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Bear Fruit : Peace 🐻 🍉 ✌🏽

A Peace the passes ALL understanding. In my opinion, you never understand peace until you have experienced tragedy or an unsettling event. If everything is always right in your world, why would you ever put your trust in something that has the power to make sense out of horrific events? How would you have a…… Continue reading Bear Fruit : Peace 🐻 🍉 ✌🏽

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Bear Fruit : Bear Joy

Count it ALL JOY my brothers (and sisters 😉) when you go through crazy, hectic, frustrating, stupid stuff…. because if you go through it correctly, leaning on God for everything, you will come out with more patience. And patience is like a diamond: produced in the pressure.   Joy is a fruit that is dear…… Continue reading Bear Fruit : Bear Joy

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Bear Fruit : Bear LOVE

The motive behind your actions matter.       The motive behind your actions matter. Love. L-O-V-E. A four letter word that has tragically lost its meaning in our world today. It has been reduced down to flowers, boxes of candy and a huge teddy bear on Valentine’s Day. Reduced to a some type of…… Continue reading Bear Fruit : Bear LOVE

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Summer Blog Series : Bear Fruit

Hello all!!!! Ever heard the phrase “bear fruit” or “the fruit of the Spirit”? What does it mean to bear fruit? What kind of fruit? What if I don’t like fruit (said no one ever !!) Starting July 3rd, we will take an in depth look into the fruits of the Spirit as laid out…… Continue reading Summer Blog Series : Bear Fruit

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At This Very Moment : My Current Thoughts

A very short post, indeed. But I beg the question: is releasing the dash board cam videos just the police’s way of shutting us up? I mean,  do they feel that they are giving us what we’ve asked for? When really, all every black person in America ever wanted was to be treated like the…… Continue reading At This Very Moment : My Current Thoughts

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Go Hard or Go Home: What Reading the Bible in 90 Days Taught Me

We do not have a mediocre God. So why do we continue to give Him halfhearted devotion?💔 God clothed Himself in human flesh to die for you and me. So why do we barely honor our bodies? Jesus gave His entire life for creation. So why do we say we love God and trap music?…… Continue reading Go Hard or Go Home: What Reading the Bible in 90 Days Taught Me

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Go Hard or Go Home: There’s No In Between

I came across a picture on my Instagram page of the bible I primarily used. The picture was the day I bought it. March 13, 2016. 3 weeks after my car accident that left me hopping around, trying to help my mother who is so strong willed and wouldn’t let me help her do anything,…… Continue reading Go Hard or Go Home: There’s No In Between