“Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he pleases.” Psalm 115:3 (NIV) Joe, a person new to me, shared his story. He had spent ten years in prison. His relatively short time was miraculous because he was given six life sentences for contract killings. Joe wept as he spoke, not fully understanding… Continue reading God Does As He Pleases
by Harriett V. Bennett Galatians 5:22-23 (NKJV): But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long suffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. Recently, I got an “up close and personal” look of how this pandemic is chipping away at good old-fashioned caring. I had a freak accident and took a nasty tumble when my… Continue reading New Normal? I Hope Not!
by Harriett V. Bennett He will keep you safe from all hidden dangers and from all deadly diseases. Psalm 91:3 (GNB) Dear Ma, Another Mother’s Day is here. Lot going on and celebration is a challenge. Quite honestly, Ma, in the midst of the observance, as a black mother, I join other black mothers asking… Continue reading A Mother’s Prayer for Seen and Unseen Dangers (Revised)
by Latricia C. Bailey Lately, I have been “just thinking” about everything! It seems like it doesn’t matter how much I try to disregard all the craziness going on either in my life, someone else’s life, or society as a whole, I just can’t stop “just thinking”! For example, I think about my health, my… Continue reading Just Thinking…