FINDING THE ROOTS OF THE CHURCH

A few months back I became very interested in how Christianity has evolved into the Dogma it is today. Doctrinal issues and personal interpretations to the side, it’s just easy for one to be confused by what we call Christianity. In a world where charismatic preachers double as motivational speakers and over 45,000 denominations claim […]

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SEEING OTHERS WITH CLARITY

In my train ride into work this morning there was a homeless man screaming at the top of his lungs. Normally, this sort of behavior would aggravate me beyond belief but something prompted me to listen. I stopped reading for a moment and decided to investigate what was happening with him. As he cursed a […]

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TRUSTING GOD AGAINST ALL ODDS

FAITH VERSUS KNOWING If your spouse takes the debit card and uses it to buy clothes and groceries do you have faith they’re spending money or do you know they are? See, a lot of us have a belief in the Divine but how many of us genuinely know there is something greater than ourselves? […]

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INNER CITY EGOS PART 01

I WAS BORN IN, NOT SWORN IN I’ve always been a reactionary being. Ever since I was little all anyone who wanted to bring out the worst me had to do was attack my fragile little ego. See, as a teenager my macho bravado was that of a puffed up street level drug dealer. One […]

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INNER CITY EGOS PART 03

HUMILITY IS SUCH A FREEING WAY TO LIVE It would be so easy to get swept away by my anger and rage. I could wag my finger in various angry little directions and point out all the flaws in the thinking of others or point out why they’re all just so wrong about me. I […]

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BE A GOOD SAMARITAN

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORS… EVEN THE ASIAN ONES Recently, someone very close to me made a post that genuinely disturbed me. I hadn’t once thought of the effects ones heritage has on this coronavirus scare. My friend shares a classic lineage many gen x’ers can relate to. Her Father was shipped off to fight overseas and […]

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WHEN MONEY TALKS

What people do to each other in the pursuit of riches has always terrified me. Having never been a lover of things has always set me at odds with society. It’s people I care about. Stray dogs. Lonely cats. Sentient beings with feelings that drive me, not social status and flashy things. I also struggle […]

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