If you have ever been wronged or hurt by someone, you would know that it is difficult to truly forgive someone. It is so easy to say “I forgive you,” but if you’re honest with yourself, you would have to agree that forgiving someone is easier said than done.
Juneteenth is a day when black people celebrate freedom from slavery. This year, as we celebrate Juneteenth, Black and Brown people would like White People to stand with us and shine the light on the injustice of racism. We believe a united America is a stronger America.
Some Christians think God is moved by our tears. Some Christians think God is moved by our prayers. Many think that God is moved by our good works. While all of those things move us, they do not move God.
Politicians try to make mental illness the culprit in mass shootings, but in the U.S., people suffering from mental illness are responsible for less than 4% of all violent crimes. In addition, less than a third of people who commit mass shootings are diagnosed as mentally ill.
A friend boasted about all of the things he had done right in his life. In the middle of his boasting, I asked, "If God were to ask you, 'Why should I let you into heaven,' how would you answer?"
Since I overcame crack cocaine addiction, I have been on a mission to help others by teaching them how to overcome addiction. Heed my warning: Do not smoke synthetic pot!
Marijuana is the most commonly abused illicit drug in the United States and lately has been the source of controversy among those who favor its use and those who are against legalizing marijuana. There is no convincing scientific evidence that marijuana causes psychological damage or mental illness...
Many people tried to comfort me as I struggled to recover from a serious crack cocaine addiction. There were three people whose words had the most profound impact on my recovery: a friend whom I have known since I was seven years old, my son, and my daughter. They are responsible for my sobriety.
Dream killers are common, and people ascribe many different names to them. To some people, a dream killer is simply a jealous person. To others, they are known as haters. But there is a common name for people that go out of their way to destroy your dream: they are “Dream Killers.”
God is punishing the United States for tolerating homosexuality, and our dead soldiers are a result of his wrath, that is, according to the pastor and members of the Westboro Baptist Church. 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Matthew Snyder died in a Humvee accident in Iraq, but he was not gay.
It is not just illegal drugs that pose potential threats to one’s life; prescription drugs can sometimes be just as deadly. Today I had an experience that I will never forget, and I must say that I am blessed to be alive.
America is the greatest nation on planet earth. You might ask, “What makes America so great?” I would answer, short and straight to the point, “The American people!” Embodied in the very being of the American people is the endurance of generations that will not let the nation fail or give up.