Farewell to The Queen Life

To my beloved royal community, This is to inform you that The Queen Life will dissolve. The content will remain, albeit under a new name and a slightly different mission.  At first, I stepped away from writing blog entries to make a series of short videos called #PrayerTools. You may find them on YouTube. When … Continue reading Farewell to The Queen Life

Taking Jesus Out of the Chick-Flick Mentality

Note: This is a meditation about God's faithfulness. I heard my pastor's voice in my meditation time. He said (and says regularly) that God is not faithful to us; He is faithful to His Word. Over and over, I heard this in my head and heart. Consider a scenario. When people disappoint us and we … Continue reading Taking Jesus Out of the Chick-Flick Mentality

How Culture Promotes Toxicity

Kingdom citizens,  God bless you wherever this post finds you! Today I want to share a snippet from my reading. This semester I am to write two chapters of the dissertation (pray!). One aspect I plan to cover is toxic leadership and behaviors in the local church dynamic. Here is a short list from a book … Continue reading How Culture Promotes Toxicity

Light the Candle of Joy (Advent Week #3)

To mark the third week of Advent, we light the pink candle (or a third purple candle). The candle of joy is also called the Shepherd Candle. I thought we might begin this entry with the lyrics to the classic Christmas carol written by Isaac Watts in 1719 (music by George Frederick Handel). Pardon my emphasis … Continue reading Light the Candle of Joy (Advent Week #3)

Pre-Advent Thoughts

We are one week out from the beginning of the Advent season. Once I learned this word, Advent, I loved it. Here are the definitions.  -- the period beginning four Sundays before Christmas and observed by some Christians as a season of prayer and fasting -- the coming of Christ at the Incarnation -- not … Continue reading Pre-Advent Thoughts