Increasing Black Resistance

The official theme of Black History month 2023 is “Black Resistance”. When people hear Black resistance, they think about the Civil Rights movement and all forms of social protest Black people have engaged in throughout history. Through resisting the oppression of life, inequality, and marginalization, Black people have not only won improvements for themselves, but... Continue Reading →

Your Life Tracks Along Your Identity

Identity is the key to maintaining the narrow path of the spirit unto life. Merriam-Webster defines identity as the distinguishing character or personality of an individual; the condition of being the same with something described or asserted. For those who profess to be born again, that distinguishing character and something asserted that we are the... Continue Reading →

Better Comes from Owning Not Blaming

Sankofa is the process of understanding where you are by a truthful evaluation of the circumstances that got you to your “here”. That means owning the present outcomes since they are largely based on the values and beliefs you exercised in your decision making. We don’t always get to choose the particular options before us... Continue Reading →

Insights for My Black Brothers

First, let me say that I realize we are men first created in GOD’s image, and then we have our tribal and national ethnicities. To be more correct, we are men that are Black and not Black men, if you can hear me. I also realize that “Black” is just a man contrived social designation... Continue Reading →

Understanding People Who Suck

It is a fact that selfish people suck. I’m not saying that in anger or to be mean. Selfish people are like vacuums in that they function in a way that is always trying to fill themselves. While vacuums are powered by electricity, people that suck are powered by pride. The pride of life, which... Continue Reading →

Easter Monday, Part 2

The resurrection of Christ introduces the dawn of a new day for man. Christ is called the “last” Adam by the Apostle Paul in his letter to the Corinthians. This reference as the last Adam signifies the genesis of a new order of man, distinctly different from the first Adam. Whenever we ascribe the characteristics... Continue Reading →

Easter Monday, Part 1

Easter Sunday will be here soon. In recent history, Easter Sunday has been the time many professing Christians celebrate the resurrection and ascension of Christ the Savior. Prior to the repurposing of Easter by the Catholic church it was a celebration of the pagan goddess of fertility celebrated at the spring equinox. This explains the... Continue Reading →

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