Many people are broken. They come from broken homes and broken families, which have led to broken communities. In honor of Black History Month, I think it is essential to really know what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. meant when he said he had a dream. It is so disheartening when speaking to the youth of this generation who believe that Dr. King’s speech was about ending slavery. Slavery was abolished by congress passing a bill in 1865, which became the 13th amendment to the U.S
Seeing the top of the Rocky Mountains for the first time while flying to Las Vegas this past weekend was breathe-taking. Being a former History teacher, I love traveling and seeing parts of the world I read about as a kid. With snow at the top of the mountains, it looked like a picture you only see in magazines. When I was a kid, I was scared of the dark, heights, flying and frogs. As I grew older, I saw that it was my perspective on these things that really needed to be chan
Hi friend! A couple weeks ago I read an article by a popular author who admitted she was exhausted and burned out. She'd left no margin in her life and her family was paying the price. Her solution was to do a better job of taking care of herself and while there is nothing wrong with what she said, I've been thinking about her post ever since.
Specifically, how do we as Christians balance self-care with self-denial? It's a difficult balance, isn't it? Because we as believe
Many people never move forward in life because they are stuck in the hurts of their past or bond by the fear of their future. National Institute for Mental Health reports that over 6.3 million Americans have been diagnosed with a phobia or fear. From this report, 60% of Americans fear things that will never happen. 30% of Americans fear things that had happened in the past and can’t be changed. 74% of Americans fear public speaking, 68% fear death and 45% of Americans fear s
Most people have faced some type of challenges in life; Whether it's losing someone, suffering with a chronic illness, a divorce, or growing up without a parent. Others have faced failures like not passing a test or not getting a job. This has left our country in a state of emotional bondage. All we see on television is violence and killing. Most of what is posted and shared on social media provokes negative emotions. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of Ame