To Be Black and a Christian: Zero Degrees of Separation

Some of the hardest seasons of my life, like this one, pushes me to address my identity as a woman of God and an African American woman. From reading social media posts, tweets, and articles I perceive I am not alone seeking comfort and clarity in these racially charged times. What started as a short Facebook post about how I am coping with my anger and the turmoil I feel, in regards to the recent police brutality is now turning into a blog post. Enjoy! Be Informed.

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When We Stumble…

Often those who live out the Christian life can attest that the amount of losses we experience seem to outweigh our throughout our spiritual journey. But what happens, when we run our race and we fail, miss the mark, and continually stumble again and again. What do we do when we’re close to giving up because we believe our sin is too great?

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But Do I Really Tho…?

Those realization or coming to Jesus moments, we all need them and pray for them, but we are never prepared to encounter them or embrace the truth of what we learn about ourselves. Recently, a particular moment and conversation with a friend, reveals the ugliness within myself and how I say want better for my life…but do I really tho…? Do I really want to the transformation I wonder and envision for myself?

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I Thought I Knew Better

A lot of times, we want to chuck up the deuces and tell life, “adios!” Doing our thing and making our own decisions and following destiny as the plans we have laid sounds so alluring. Especially, when we see other people seemingly living out the lives they are presenting through social media. However, our desire to control who we are and where we are going is an illusion. And always better to leave that control in the hands of God.

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