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 […]Read More FINDING THE ROOTS OF THE CHURCH
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 […]Read More SEEING OTHERS WITH CLARITY
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? […]Read More TRUSTING GOD AGAINST ALL ODDS
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 […]Read More INNER CITY EGOS PART 01
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 […]Read More INNER CITY EGOS PART 03
I think we all used to have an idea of what normal meant. Nowadays it’s harder to lock down that meaning as new norms form around us. Now it’s normal to stand six feet back and be slightly standoffish… With everyone… Not just the unsavory types. Now everyone is a potential health risk. Even our […]Read More NORMALITY- COMING SOON TO A THEATRE NEAR YOU!
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 […]Read More BE A GOOD SAMARITAN
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 […]Read More WHEN MONEY TALKS