Weaker Vessels

Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered. 1 Peter 3:7 (KJV) 1 Peter 3:7 is a controversial Bible verse because some individuals do not want the wife to […]

For God and Country

Psalm 122:6-8(KJV) Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions’ sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee. Because of the house of the LORD our God I will seek thy good. When there is lawlessness and wickedness in […]

Priorities

Sometimes, I feel like the little ones are getting in the way of my academic and career goals. I must not forget that family is more important than my academics and career. If I resent caring for my family because of my academics or career, it will reflect and affect my family life. I must […]

Master Your Thoughts

Offense is a negative emotion that stems from being dishonored, disrespected, or mistreated. We feel offended because of what we think about the actions of others. Consequently, our thoughts are responsible for the negative feeling of offense. While we cannot always control people’s actions, we can learn how to control our response (mentally and emotionally) […]

ThanksLiving

1 Thessalonians 5:18 (KJV)~ In every thing, give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. As a parent, I am learning to give thanks for everything because it shifts my mindset and helps me master negative emotions. Much more than that, it is God’s will for me to give […]

Helper

Writing on marriage today because two wonderful people in my life said “I do” again today. Marriage is a beautiful thing. We reap what we sow into our marriage.  The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” Genesis 2:18 (NLT) What comes to […]

Empty Pouch

Recently, I asked the little one to give his brother an empty pouch of caprisun in exchange for a full pouch of caprisun. He refused my offer because a full pouch was not in sight. I was upset that he could not look beyond the moment and help solve the problem at hand (calm his […]