Becoming Mary // Part 2

RECAP // Becoming Mary // Part 1 In part one, the passionate love Mary had for Jesus was revealed to me while sitting outside of the garden tomb. I heard the simple phrase, “Shabba, I was mistaken for the gardener” and it completely spun my world upside down and allowed me to Continue Reading

The Gift of Winter

Honestly, it’s nice to finally feel warm. I have been cold for a long time, and not because my house is basically Antarctica, but because of the season of my life. For two years I had experienced what seemed like an eternal winter. God loves the seasons; He created them, Continue Reading

Pursue Love

4 Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant 5 or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful;[b] 6 it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. 7 Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes Continue Reading

The Gift of Going

I feel bad because I’ve traveled to so many places. When people find out I’m “going” again, I usually receive one of three things: silence, critical remarks, or fake smiles and bursts of joy. Typically after people’s initial response I recieve blank stares of judgement, jealousy, and questions. Oh, and talking, Continue Reading

Dear World, I’m Not Following Your Ways

As humans, and more specifically, as Christians, we are constantly learning and growing. The process of prepping to “Go” (Matthew 28:18-20) will stretch you to the point of feeling like you just repeated K-12 all over again; There is so much to learn. Following the will of God and entering into Continue Reading

The Renewed Mind: When the Impossible Seems Logical

Every person’s story holds a series of layers and elements, and in most cases there is usually one major theme that these elements are rooted from. Personally, my story is stacked with layers rooted in the theme of the UNRENEWED MIND. Before my mind became renewed I could not think Continue Reading

His Name is Yeshua

For a little over a year God has been teaching me about the significance of people’s names. All throughout scripture names are recorded in stories and genealogies. If you are anything like me, you probably skim over these names because they are either unpronounceable, or because the person didn’t seem that Continue Reading

Skinny People Fast Too, Thanks.

Without fail, every single time someone finds out I am fasting they respond with the oh so familiar jaw dropped and a wide eyed expression of concern, followed by the insensitive remark of “You can’t fast! You are too skinny, you will disappear! You need to go eat a cheeseburger right Continue Reading