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Simplicity

  Keep it simple. In order to eliminate stress and maintain my peace I must keep my focus on God. When I wake up with my mind racing about the multiple things I feel I MUST do, I must remember who is in control. I must remember […]

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Intentional

As I leave this year and prepare to walk into the new – I purpose to be intentional about pleasing God. Only what you do for God will last so stop trying to please and impress people. Today, right now before the clock strikes 12:00 midnight, I […]

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STOP IT!

#StoptheTrend of laziness, procrastination, passivity to injustice, getting by, keeping up with culture… #EndBadHabits of listening to mindless songs and watching mindless T.V., inadequate sleep, lack of exercise, not eating right, frivolous spending… Stop It! Stop killing time and wasting dreams with social media. Yes, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and […]

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Draw Near

“So let’s come near God with pure hearts and a confidence that comes from having faith. Let’s keep our hearts pure, our consciences free from evil, and our bodies washed with clean water.” – Hebrews 10:22 CEV In May, just before our graduation from seminary, a classmate released […]

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Dented But Not Destroyed

Last week I was involved in a minor fender bender. I perceived that the accident was the other driver’s fault as the damage to my car is to the rear driver side and bumper. However, I received a citation for failure to maintain a safe lookout. That […]

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Change of Plans

For almost twenty years I have been moving. When I arrived in Memphis in January 1998 I was only going to be here for six months. Yes, that was my plan. I had every good intention of returning to a previous place of residence (yep, you guessed […]

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Stay Focused on the Father…

Focus is required to be successful Career success requires focus Focus on getting the proper education, training and experience These things are obtained over time and Sometimes you may have to work overtime But not consistently and continuously Because to stay focused, productive and efficient you must […]

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Drop the Dead Weight

What a year this has been!?! Now, on the surface it has been pretty normal. Work, school, and church. Church, school and work. School work, Church work and Job work. Work, work, work. Busy, busy, busy. But what have I accomplished. Not much of anything. Where is […]

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Indulge

Do not indulge in Saturday pleasures If you are not willing to endure the Monday blues Intentional sin may provide temporary happiness But it does not bring you joy Joy is the fruit of the Spirit Only the Spirit gives joy. Indulge in the Word daily Do […]

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Kicking it With the King IN Me (At Christmastime)!!!

Stax Records produced a song in 1973 by The Emotions titled What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas? (Check it out on YouTube). It begins “‘Tis the season to be jolly but how can I be when I have nobody. The yuletide carol doesn’t make it better knowing that […]

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