Call

This week’s poem by Demetria is dedicated to the whispers and silent prayers God speaks to our hearts. You can follow her on Instagram @deekeesee   If you’d like to be featured for #NationalPoetryMonth reply to this post below. Keep Being Honest, Shanisha   When you call I will pick up and answer. You areContinue reading “Call”

When You Don’t Feel Pretty

Honestly, I haven’t felt pretty in a while. And it’s not something I’m looking to get pity from. I can encourage other women by telling them they’re beautiful and they’re worth it but sometimes I can’t do the same for myself. I haven’t looked in a mirror and felt completely beautiful or said to myselfContinue reading “When You Don’t Feel Pretty”

I Love Him But Do I Have to Submit?: Part I

For today’s blog I interviewed Pastor Louie Gibbs and wife, Shenel Gibbs, on the topic of marriage and biblical submission. This is a 3 part series. Lately, I have been on a stand still regarding the idea of marriage. Last year I had a conversation with my Pastor’s wife in which I told her, “IContinue reading “I Love Him But Do I Have to Submit?: Part I”

The Problem.

I completely understand. A subject as abstract as sin doesn’t come up much in conversation. It is uncomfortable. Not many people, Christians and not, know the fullness of sin; the weight it causes; the stain it leaves. We don’t speak of it for fear of judgment or being excluded. It’s actually quite shallow when youContinue reading “The Problem.”

The Problem.

I completely understand. A subject as abstract as sin doesn’t come up much in conversation. It is uncomfortable. Not many people, Christians and not, know the fullness of sin; the weight it causes; the stain it leaves. We don’t speak of it for fear of judgment or being excluded. It’s actually quite shallow when youContinue reading “The Problem.”

Religious Studies

Mr. Professor, You made religion look dirty you gave the bible a new name one similar to vomit and feces you definitely didn’t make it easy for me. I dreaded everything I made sure I was late everyday to compensate for my lack of interest in readings coupled with my mean mug plastered in theContinue reading “Religious Studies”