Word to the Brothers: Be a “Real” Man

Before I really get started, I want my brothers of all persuasions and races to know, you’ll all get something from this post, and those to follow. However, my target audience is my African American brothers, whom I feel could use a word from time to time. Please know, I too have needed a word…

Hanging Out With God

Today, I decided to forego church attendance, and simply spend some time alone with God. I needed to step away from all the noise life seems to generate constantly, as a consequence of simply being alive. Sometimes, one just needs to hang out with God, and allow Him to whisper into your heart, things you…

I Have Something to Say About "You"!

Recently, I decided to give a non-scientific survey of a small sampling of people and ask a very simple question: “Who are you?”. The answers ranged from what a person’s name was to what a person did for a living. I asked the question because I dare say, most people have no idea who they…

The Gerbil Mentality

I am not going to sugar-coat anything in this post.  I will get straight to the point and share with you some information that will revolutionize your life if you will be willing to hear.  I have been thinking and meditating on the spiritual condition of humanity at large; specifically, us in America.  The general…

All "Boxed" In!

Today, I have been doing something that is likely to cause trouble for myself… “thinking”.  For some reason, the idea of belief systems came to my mind while I was driving to work. Inside the Box Actually, I was discussing (with myself) the concept of “boxes” that we create for ourselves, in religion, politics, and…

The Unboxing Process

From the day we were born, we were all placed inside some sort of ideological box, and most of us have been plunged into to numerous boxes.  Religious, political, scientific, sociological, and many other boxes, have been the foundation of whom we have become as individuals. Boxes are designed to restrict, isolate, and restrain.  They…

It’s Time To "Grow Up"

Every human being born to this planet is here for a purpose.  Each of us have our own purpose, and are each gifted/equipped accordingly, to fulfill it.  Yes, when we were born, we were prepackaged with the full potential to become, and excel at who we ARE as individual pieces of the whole body of…