I was lost as a child. Confused, I swam in the seas of rejection. I placed my heart in the deceitful hands of deception, because she made me happy. Proud to escape the reality of pain, and quick to dismiss the truth of shame I grew. My teen years, or dream years, were mellowed by… Continue reading Freedom
3 minute read “For he has not ignored or belittled the suffering of the needy. He has not turned his back on them, but has listened to their cries for help.” Psalm 22:24 This coronavirus has sure been dealing out its fair share of blows lately. I think it’s safe to say the virus took… Continue reading Truth in the Midst of Hardship
Sports are a rollercoaster, and that has been put on display this season by the Notre Dame Women's Basketball program. 2018 National Champions and 2019 National Runners Up, the Fighting Irish have surprised everyone this season with a struggling performance, currently putting them at 6-11 overall and 1-4 in conference play. To top things off,… Continue reading A Deeper Truth Behind Coach Muffet McGraw’s Vulnerability
Are you tired of running? Some of us are running at a hurried pace, longing for a break or at least a light shining at the end of a long tunnel of commitments and juggled priorities. In a culture that is ruled by balancing schedules, multi-tasking, tiredness, and time-oriented people...I think it is good to… Continue reading Are You Tired of Running?
Who doesn’t love the David and Goliath story? Good vs Evil. Shepherd boy vs a Giant. Slingshot vs Sword. Overcoming odds. I never tire of it. But there’s more to the story than David (and God) defeating Goliath. Often overlooked is why David used a slingshot and stones, why not the sword or armour that… Continue reading What Are Your Slingshot and Stones?
“If we can not embrace the boredom of life and the days of nothing, then we will never know how to mine the deepest desires of our hearts. We will always walk towards activity and what appears to be work or business because we do not embrace the restlessness of nothing. God does much with little. Unbelief… Continue reading What is God Saying?
You can’t celebrate Black History month without celebrating black women. Through their resilience, black women have played a very significant part in our history and they continue to today in so many different ways. Following discussing the strength of black men Natasha and I want to focus on the resilience of black women by hearing… Continue reading The Resilience of Black Women from the Voices of Black Women
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… Continue reading The Power of Beauty and Black Love – Part 1
As athletes we have all been there. One last set. One last rep. One last sprint. We have been busting our butts all workout and are minutes away from being done. So of course, we go hard and finish strong. We push out that last set of squats. We run that last 100 meter sprint… Continue reading Whatever It Takes
• 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.… Continue reading Dear Younger Me