The Power of Beauty and Black Love – Part 1

The Power of Beauty and Black Love – Part 1

My very good friend Natasha and I are doing a 4-week blog series on Black Love in honor of Black History Month. Below is the first part of our discussion on black marriage in our final week of our series, written  by Natasha Shorts (@NotedByNatasha). To view previous blogs from our series click here. I grew […]

But God

But God

The other day I was listening to one of my favorite Christian leaders, Christine Caine. As I listened to her Passion Conference sermon I was struck by her words like always, but this time a statement really resonated with me. She began by talking about all of our “but God” statements (ex. But God, I’m […]

Do You Want In?

Do You Want In?

Fully Known It begins, “I’m fine, I’m fine, I’m fine.” The line repeated over and over. The lid starts coming off… No, stop. “I’m fine, I’m fine, I’m fine.” I swear. Smile; just smile. Just for a while. No one will notice. It’s all in your head, You can control this. No. I’m not fine. […]

Is This Christmas?

Is This Christmas?

• 1 minute read • What is the purpose of Christmas? Is it blow up polar bears, Is it Christmas light competitions, Is it angry people standing in long lines, Is it stressing out trying to find the perfect gift, Is it watching our favorite NBA teams face off, Is it baking and eating Christmas goodies, […]

Dear Younger Me

Dear Younger Me

• 4.5 minute read • Dear Younger Me, Congratulations! You’ve accomplished your childhood dream of becoming a collegiate basketball player. This is a huge achievement and something you should be very proud of! Now, let’s take a moment to look back on your journey and when your love for the game of basketball first developed. […]