I’m Not Playing Your Games

I’m not playing your games! This is what my sweet Isabel proclaimed to the seventh-grade male who wouldn’t hand her his paper as she was collected and organizing all of the class’s papers. He kept slightly placing his paper in her hand and then jerking it back. #immature However, it’s expected at his age, but […]

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Should I do the Daniel Fast?

Realizing that the “Daniel Fast” is not a true fast, but rather a lifestyle that David lived, should we still model our fast off of it? Let’s see. What is a fast? Fasting is deliberately giving up food for a set period of time in order to seek the Lord through prayer. How long should […]

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The Daniel Fast is Not a Fast

As the new year rolls in, comes new diets, new commitments, but same ol’ Daniel fast (for some of us). If you were brought up in any sort of Christian community or around “Christian folk”, you know that the beginning of the year signals the church-wide Daniel fast. If you do not know what the […]

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On Strike

Teachers in LA Unified are going on strike because their needs and demands are not being met. Although I teach in LA, I am not part of a school participating in the strike; however, I did wear red in support of those teachers. Ironically, my keys chose to go on strike and I was not […]

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God’s Plan

I thought it was called “Sunny Southern California” since the weather was always…..well, sunny. THEN WHY AM I OUT HERE WEARING UGGS?! Honestly, I can’t complain, I’m grateful to have a job and be able to wear this cute outfit considering everything going on with the public schools around me. God’s hand is surely in […]

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Yearly Verse

What scripture are you standing on this year? What’s your word? 

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Uniquely Made

What if you weren’t made to fit in, but to stand out to those who don’t fit in so that they might fit in? Make sense? Let me explain… Today in small group a mother shared about her son not fitting in and feeling lonely. My heart felt every ounce of it. As a kid, […]

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Holding On

One of the hardest parts of getting rid of items are the sentiments attached to them. Even when there are items you don’t desire to keep, letting go of such items may actually make you come to terms with the reality of a situation. 

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Tattoos & Jesus

To my surprise, she rolled up her sleeves showing that she was significantly tatted up herself. Connection. Again,  okay, I only have four tattoos, but any Christian with a tattoo is always a plus for me.

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Generosity

This is why community and brothers and sisters are so important because when we fall short of loving, we can see God’s love through the Godly examples of others.

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