What Does the Lord Require of Me?

Yesterday, I had a meltdown. My children and I were getting ready to leave for school and work, and we headed downstairs so they could eat breakfast. Well, on this morning, my children did not want to wait for their waffles to cook. As soon as I put the frozen waffles in the oven, my son and daughter started crying hysterically. I reached my tolerance level and out of frustration handed them a … [Read more...]

Children’s Book Review: “The Princess and the Pea” & Black History Month

What better way to begin Black History Month than with a book review by a very talented illustrator, Rachel Isadora. I purchased Isadora’s “The Princess and the Pea” because I fell in love with the beautiful pictures of African people. I want to instill pride and self-esteem in my children so I look for books with black characters. I had this book in my possession for a few weeks, but I finally … [Read more...]

Your “Pancake” Isn’t Ready Yet: Waiting on God

In my ministerial experience, I find that many people struggle with hearing from God. Many people feel like God is absent or silent about what’s going on in their life. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. God speaks all of the time. However, are we paying attention? God taught me a lesson this morning through a very mundane motherly task. My children woke me up bright and early this … [Read more...]