Monthly Archives: May 2012

God Means What He Says

Adam, the first man, was holy, free from sin and in perfect communion with God. However, this relationship between God and man was lost because of Adam and Eve’s disobedience. Man is bound to God by faith in His word … Continue reading

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Get In the Game

In my eighth grade, physical education was something I looked forward to. It turned out to be one of the most active grades I’d ever participated in. Usually, I was eager and willing, right there at the front of the … Continue reading

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Family

The photos scattered around the room portrayed a well dressed, young black man with an engaging smile and a twinkle in his eyes.  In one picture he wore a light colored suit with a Bible tucked under one arm.  A … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Recently I was asked to teach a class to the WM group at our church. The subject matter was “Letting Go of the Past” from the book Becoming a Woman of Freedom. My first thought was “piece of cake”. Easy … Continue reading

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A New Creation

I Corinthians 5:17 says: Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. Paul said: anyone! It doesn’t matter what class, race, nationality, language, or how intelligent. … Continue reading

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He Already Knows

For several years after we were married, my wife and I prayed to have a child. I won’t go into all the details but I will share that we went through several medical procedures to aid in the process. Many … Continue reading

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We Are Not Alone

The middle aged lady in room 522 was withdrawn and quiet when I entered.  It was very early in my shift and I had started first rounds to assess my patients so I could chart their status for the evening.  … Continue reading

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I Know the Master of the Wind

Monday was a very, very hard day. Back pain caused me to finally fold about 4:00 p.m. and head to the Healthcare Express. It was my 3rd. visit there in 2 months; in addition to the steroid injections I’d been … Continue reading

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Thin Ice

I remember that year Dad was searching for work. We decided to move to a place my Uncle Lloyd had said work could be found. Problem was—it wasn’t Arkansas or Texas—the work was in Minnesota, about a thousand miles from … Continue reading

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When You’ve Blown It

The gymnastics class bounded onto the gym floor amid a chorus of giggles.  In the huddle of small bodies, one girl captured my attention.  A profusion of copper colored hair framed her heart-shaped face.  Her porcelain skin was flawless except for … Continue reading

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