For His Glory, Or Mine?

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I have a tendency of paying it forward. I always keep in the back of mind to do things for others so that someone may repay the favor when I (or even my future children) need it most. A couple…

Eyes Front

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Eyes Front! No, I’m not or have ever been in the military; but I did dedicate one semester of my High School career in JROTC. To this day, I remember hearing my instructors yelling, “Eyes front, Walton!”. I had a…

Painful Joy

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14 hours. The average labor time for first time mothers is about 14 hours! I remember when I was about 14 watching “A Baby Story” on TLC, and hearing the screams of mothers during delivery. It was around that age…

God Never Forgot My Stairs..

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I was about seven or eight, when I would visit my uncle and aunt in Georgia for the weekends. I remember falling in love with their townhouse! To be honest, I can’t remember any specifics about the townhouse other than…

Right Here, Right Now.

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I have always loved the idea of what marriage represents. Especially since I was raised in a single parent home. For most of my life, I always witnessed the marriage of uncles, aunts, and most recently my cousins. I find myself…

Old to few, New to Many

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Nay-No. Nay-no was the first nickname I ever received. It was given to me by my brother, who at the age of one struggled to pronounce my German derived name Tchernavia (pronounced Sha-nay-via). For years, even after he learned to…

There’s Something about Grace

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     Last summer I entered into a relationship against my better judgement. Well, maybe not against MY better judgement, but definitely against the voice of God. Time after time, God spoke loudly to me telling me not to enter…

The Deepest Pain

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What do you want me to do with this, God?” . I yelled as I sat in my car feeling the deepest pain. Here I was in another situation that left me broken, wondering how God was going to fix…

While You Were Sleeping..

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If you’re like me, sleeping can definitely be considered as a favorite past time. It’s not like I’m lazy or anything, but outside of the occasional toss and turns that occur from worries and awkward sleep positions; sleep to me…