Mental Health

Misery loves company.We have all that countless times in our lives. Actually the real version of it is  “Solamen miseris socios habuisse doloris.” Today is the day we stop embracing things like this. Today and every day after we  will begin at our best. Of course we have to begin at the beginning – that […]

Letting go and letting God is all about surrendering the people we love to God’s loving arms and leaving them there. There are some things that we do not yet fully understand. We don’t always know why God does things the way He does them. But one, thing is sure: He always knows best. Let […]

This past Sunday on “60 Minutes” the voice of a woman’s prayers were heard.There’s a street in Harlem that comes alive every Saturday with the sound of gospel music. You won’t find any church there – just a brownstone full of teenagers and the woman who draws them in. In 2006, legendary writer and producer […]

Spring is here. May our souls blossom with the flowers. It’s time to shed our protective winter coats and step into the vibrant colors of the new season. You can celebrate and honor the spring in many ways. Friends and family will assist us in transitioning from the doldrums of winter to the fresh excitement […]

It is Monday and time to set our path. We can move forward. We have the ability to reach out next plateau. We need to learn to move out of His way and let Him take over. Letting go and letting God is all about surrendering the people we love to God’s loving arms and […]

If there is one thing in life we are guaranteed is those things will change. How we react to change is what builds our character. Change is what allows us to become the people we want to be and need to be. There is a process to becoming different. There is a process to dealing […]

In a world where violence and cruelty seem to be common and almost acceptable, many parents wonder what they can do to help their children to become kinder and gentler—to develop a sense of caring and compassion for others. Raising kids who care isn’t a solution to violence by itself, but it’s reasonable to worry […]

As we close this week, let’s just move past all the infractions, insults and injuries we have incurred.  We can get get stronger, empower and inspire each other as we move on in our life. Remember we belong to Someone greater. We all  feel disappointment and worn from time to time. It’s just our call […]

We all have moments of trials and tribulations. Listening to an anxious person share his or her fears can be tough on a significant other, family member, or friend. Anxiety can be a challenge to overcome. With prayer, meditation and silent time to reflect you will get through this. Related Stories: Minute Meditation:Prayer For Home […]

Struggling with repeated worries can be a real challenge. The following prayer invites God to calm and guide those who struggle with anxiety. Worry is a continuous pattern of ineffective thought. Worrying is unresolved thought that leaves you unproductive. “God of power, calm my mind. Let me rest in You. Ease my anxiety, and let me […]

What will you do to help the environment?  Are you doing anything now, to create a better world for future generations? “Say it loud, I’m black, green and proud!” – Majora Carter, founder of Sustainable South Bronx, on Greening The Ghetto. The first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all […]

Since the recession in 2008, many U.S. churches have seen a decline in giving. But the tide may be changing. The third annual State of the Plate constituency survey of 1,507 churches revealed that 43 percent of these churches experienced an uptick in giving this past year (up from 36 percent the previous year). Overall, […]