I was in the middle of constructing a program for girls when an inner voice spoke to me saying, “These aren’t just girls with a dream Monique, they’re visionaries!” You see, it’s one thing to dream or to simply hope for something, because that’s what a dream is- the creation of the imagination or a state of mindContinue reading “A Dream, a Vision or a Goal. So what?”
I’d like to believe that I am a lot more humble and selfless than I actually am. I’d like to believe that I think of others more than I think about myself. As kind and gentle as I am towards people, and as comfortable as I make others feel who come into my home orContinue reading “Lessons from the Pulpit Part Two: Positioning our Heart”
I once heard a man say, “If Jesus was to visit some of our churches today, we’d have to give Him a complete orientation. We’d have to explain to Him what an usher is, why we have a board of directors, and help Him become a bit more acquainted with our Sunday morning program; ourContinue reading “Lessons from the Pulpit: Plug into the Power Source”
If most of us were to be honest, we would agree that merely living is not enough. Rather, most of us want to live meaningful lives. Most of us want to live prosperous lives!
I’ve always hated the idea of religion. I just think, too many rules, too many mandates and just too many important people! So as I began this journey on getting to know God for myself through the scriptures, my ideas around religion is shifting.
Never in a million years did I think I’d be the one. I never thought I’d fit into the role of a minister. Maybe someone else, maybe someone more qualified, but certainly not me!’ Those were my initial sentiments when I was called into the eldership role at my local church. As feelings of ‘notContinue reading “The Messed Up ‘Cookie-Cutter’ Life”