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Spiritually Dehydrated!

Originally posted on Seventy x 7:
Earlier this month I had been feeling very drained and tired. I couldn’t attribute it to work, because my job is not a tedious one. I started to realize maybe it’s because I haven’t been drinking water like I should. The next day was Sunday morning and as usual it…

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Life Life Lessons Motivation

BEAT

God, I’m tired but my soul won’t rest. God, I’m sad but my spirit is surviving. I’m tired of seeing your people crying. I’m tired of seeing your people surviving and dying inside. I’m tired of the brutality, blatant disrespect, intimidating energy and manipulative behavior. I watch the sun rise as my eyes stay up […]

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Family Life

GrandMOTHER, You Are Missed

Written by: Britney L. Clark There’s not a day that goes by we aren’t thinking of you. We remember the ways you made us laugh, the ways you strengthened us on our worst days, the ways you hummed your favorite song when you couldn’t find the words to say. We watched you get in the […]

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Life Life Lessons relationships Relationships

How to remain confident and calm in your relationship  Relationships add to our sense of community, our desires to be seen, loved and supported. Many women have been groomed to seek long-term relationships as an accomplishment. The Barbie doll has Ken. Hallmark movies and television shows model romanticized, near perfect relationships. Because of this we often […]

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Life Life Lessons

Reminders from God’s Calendar

Monday night before bed, I reviewed my monthly goals. Goals are easier to chew when you take a bite each day. Say no to overindulgence, my friends. I said to myself, “When I wake up, I’m going to do this, this and this.” Gratefully, the sun rose and I had another chance to strive towards […]

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Life Life Lessons Motivation

Dreams and Nightmares

As little kids, we are always encouraged to dream. In fact, to DREAM BIG. Before we are old enough to think for ourselves, we are asked the famous childhood question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Most children answer this question based off of occupations they’ve seen glorified — teacher, firefighter, […]

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Faith Life

The Spirit Virus

What ever happened to soul food? I’m not talking about the collard greens, the cornbread, the yams, or the dressing. I’m talking about the infectious, tasty conversations people use to bring to the table. Now, it seems like we as culture drink spoiled milk and vomit on others in public. Our attitudes being as tasteless […]

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Flower Gardens in My Heart

As I reflect on the month of February, it’s been a great one. The month started with intense workouts in the training facility I consistently go to. The second week I celebrated my 28th Birthday in beautiful Orlando, Florida. The week ended with a dim light dinner with 14 of my closest family and friends. […]

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Adventures Life Life Lessons

God Protected 28

365 days went by. 3..2..1.. the clock struck 12:00am and I wake up 28. Where did the years go? Did I live in them or did they live me? How did my legs get so long and my confidence so strong? As I lay in a bed not my own, that of a Airbnb owner, […]

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Things I Found in a Hotel Room

It’s been raining all week. The cold has stuck to glass windows as the wind paired the rain to every object in sight. Some love the rain, many despise it. The ones who love the rain see the cleansing. The ones who hate it see their plans deferred or adjustments to schedules they initially didn’t […]