In self reflection I’m finding myself at times pleading to God to help me die. Living for God REQUIRES dying to self. I cannot have it MY way and live God’s way. My human passions, desires and unforged habits gravitate to pleasures of the natural sinful appetites. My sermon title this morning is God’s Way … More Lord PLEASE help me die….
TWO DAYS INTO THE SECOND MONTH… Time really is not slowing down these days. I’m realizing more and more we must take advantage of each and every opportunity that comes our way. I’m so blessed today, just to be ALIVE!!! I have health, I have a good mind, I have a wonderful family, I have … More HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011
I heard this from my good long time friend Marvin Zanders. A great pastor in the AME church. It was at the start of my teaching career. He was advising me on some things to do and not to do as I began as a new teacher. He was giving me some tips that have stuck … More “Be Sweet Gewanda, Just Be Sweet”
COMINIG OUT OF MY SHADOW I heard a message this morn… it was right in line with what I knew God had been speaking to me. For MUCH TOO LONG, I’d let down my guards down in a few instances, accepted a few things I shouldn’t have and even entertained a bit of nonsense that in … More COMING OUT OF THE SHADOW
Not my will but yours… One Sunday morning the sign flashed, they needed a nursery worker for the kids. I sat there. Working with little screaming babies, changing pampers, walking around listening to gibberish was not the way I visioned my Sunday morning activities. However, I jumped up, and went to the nursery to volunteer … More I Need To Do This