Psalm of Praise — “God Gives Us Life”

A Psalm written in honor of Easter: Jesus Christ’s Resurrection Author’s Note: In my “Joy Bible Study” program this semester here in Lexington, Massachusetts at Grace Chapel, we’ve been studying the Psalms in the Bible. I’m a born-again Christian, and I’ve found a lot of strength, beauty, and healing in text of the Psalms. They … Continue reading Psalm of Praise — “God Gives Us Life”

Happy Friday – Shine!

Dear Readers, Hello! I'm so grateful to have you in my network, and blessed by your presence, feedback, blog posts, and stories. I hope you're having a good Friday, and I wish you love and peace this coming weekend. I'll leave you with one of my favorite all-time quotes to get inspired for your day: … Continue reading Happy Friday – Shine!

Why I Observe Sabbath

What a day of rest means for one millennial woman. About a year ago, I began observing Sunday Sabbath, and it has made a big difference in how I manage stress and handle the demands of living in a fast-paced world. Taking a full day of rest has helped me to create and nurture a … Continue reading Why I Observe Sabbath

Pancakes and Rainbows

This article has been published on Medium. An unlikely intersection of food, church, and diversity Sunday, my husband made the most delicious pancakes. He used a new ingredient, seltzer water, and added it to the mix. The pancakes came out moist and fluffy, and I drenched mine in maple syrup and a pat of butter. … Continue reading Pancakes and Rainbows

What Will You #Create Today? :)

When we're little, our creativity flows like a spring. We're constantly making, imagining, playing, discovering, building, learning, and figuring things out. Perhaps that's why being around children can be so exciting and fun (and exhausting). As adults, we can still create amazing things. Let's tap into the wellspring of free energy, openness, uninhibited joy and passion, … Continue reading What Will You #Create Today? 🙂

‘Love Your Enemy,’ MLK Said

“Many persons have argued that this is an extremely difficult command.” –Dr. MLK, Jr. This article has been published on The Huffington Post. Shivers went down my spine after I read the written transcript of a sermon that Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered on November 17th, 1957, at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church. I … Continue reading ‘Love Your Enemy,’ MLK Said