6 Steps to Handling Doubt

A friend recently reached out to me with the following question: “How do you handle fading faith.” Luckily for her, I had recently gone through a season where I struggled with increasing doubts and unbelief (fading faith) regarding a promise God made to me. So here goes, 6 steps to handling doubt. Be self-aware. Label…

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No More Tomorrows

Chadwick Boseman (Marvel’s King T’Challa aka Black Panther) is dead. At 43 years old, he battled colon cancer since 2016. The cancer won today. This is something that no one saw coming. This sudden news has been a stiff reminder for me that life is truly fleeting and no one knows when their time will…

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Daddy Issues

I lost my father before I was even born. That’s ironic because he lived until I was 8 years old and paid my sister and I periodic visits each year. Whenever he visited, I pulled a lot of antics to get him to stay, but he never did. I loved him and he loved me…

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Stronger

Late December 2019, instead of changing into my swimwear and dashing into the water (after a hot 30-min walk), I found myself sitting on the banks of Rio Don Diego, Colombia, oddly reflective. I pondered the upcoming year and one of the paths I felt God was trying to set me on (at the time…

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Why the Worry?

Recently, I accidentally sent a full month’s salary to a friend. Following the error, the account I used for expenses had a noteworthy balance of $0.02. To say I panicked when I realized my error would be the understatement of the year. However, I am not one to just sit and dwell on the problem…

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I Still Believe

“What do you mean, ‘If I can’?” Jesus asked. “Anything is possible if a person believes.” – St. Mark 9:23 Earlier today, a YouTube notification led me to the trailer of a movie called “I Still Believe” that spoke to me. I wrote down the name of the movie, promising myself that I would watch it towards…

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The Price of Frustration

I hit my computer on three different occasions today! On the third hit, my spirit stopped me in my tracks with a “Wow! Wow! Wow! Atta girl! Stop! Something’s not right!” I paused and immediately did a self-assessment to identify what was the root cause of the behavior that went against the fruits of the…

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