Why Mike Brown Was My Tipping Point

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If you follow me on Twitter, then you know that I am very upset and borderline angry about the incidences of unarmed men being gunned down by the police. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, please Google the names “Mike Brown,” “Eric Garner” (died from an illegal chokehold), and “Ezell Ford.” I am very upset because I am all too familiar with how some police officers treat poor and black … [Read more...]

(VIDEO) Are You Willing?

Are You Willing Sermon

I had the privilege to preach at my home church this morning. My spirit has been troubled all of this week because of all of the turmoil going on in the world today. As I was praying to the Lord for a word for the people, He gave me this – Are You Willing? I hope it blesses you! Sharing is caring! Are You Willing? Rev. Lauren Jones Reid Temple, 8/17/14, 7:15 AM from Lauren Jones on … [Read more...]

Scriptures to Help You Through Postpartum

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I saw on my Google Analytics report that someone was looking for scriptures to help them through postpartum. As a result, I’ve compiled the following to help first-time or seasoned mothers get through postpartum. Disclaimer: I am not a licensed therapist or medical professional. If you are suffering from severe depression, postpartum psychosis or if you feel like you are going to hurt yourself … [Read more...]