Posts from June 2020

Posts from June 2020

African and African American: Unnecessary Social Distancing

I checked my Facebook page today only to come across this long discussion about the relationship between African Americans and Africans in the United States.  On the surface, we are the same people, after all it is a well-established fact that we have common ancestors.   A cursory look at the different submissions showed that there is some deep-seated animosity between the two groups.  It does not often come to the surface, but when one reads through the different views there…

Our Father Loves Us

My father has been gone since 2009.  I remembered him on his birthday, the 16th of June, and thought how blessed I was to have had a father like him. He was a man of God, a nice person, a wonderful husband, and a great dad, and he made sure that our needs were met physically, emotionally, and spiritually. He was a disciplinarian who did what he could to teach us right from wrong despite our rebellious teenage tendencies.  He…

He Watches Over Us

I get excited when God fulfills His words in the most practical ways.  It is not often that one can feel, touch, or smell when God moves if you do not follow in the Spirit.  When God decides to show His ways in a manifestly clear manner, it is like God coming to earth in human form.  Yes, it is like experiencing Jesus Christ in the flesh all over again. Sometimes we get so wrapped up in some fancy theological…

Can We All Just Get Along?

I don’t know about you, but the events unfolding in the past one week have made me wonder whether I am still in the United States of America.  While I understand the anger of the people, I just wished the way they were vented was a little less on the carnage side.  There was a lot of destruction and a lot of looting.  I bet the looting was not part of the program.  However, in the melee that ensued there…