True Life: My Vision Board Gave Me No Vision

Between hosting and handling behind-the-scene shenanigans, i had very little time to put some lovin' on my vision board. The whole point of a vision board is to portray the dreams you have for yourself, and mine was FILLED with blank spaces. I don't see how I was expecting to live a super dope life with a super wack board. I made some much needed changes!

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Someone to Listen...

September 2014 was probably one of the roughest periods in my life as a saved believer. The spirit of depression came over me like a ton of bricks. I hadnt been diagnosed and I don't want to claim it but there was definitely a darkness in my heart. I didn't want to be around anyone. I cried myself to sleep. I cried at work. Nothing got done. I even thought about how life would be if I weren't here. I knew these thoughts were not of God. I tried talking to people, but tears would choke me up before I could get the words out.

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How We Win

My skin crawled as I read about Rachel Dolezal, the former President of the NAACP Spokane chapter. Dolezal lied about her racial background in order to pretend to be black. I reflected on all those times I felt unwanted and unnecessary in white spaces, where I would have lied about what I was if I could and step outside of myself like Rachel did. Only white privilege could afford her this “transracial” title while the rest of us can only afford to be...racial.

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Someone to Listen...

Yesterday was the first Sunday of the year! Every Sunday evening, my youth group meets up to worship, read God's word, share a testimony and have a discussion. Being the fact that this was first Sunday, we decided to have the bulk of the service to be our youth coming up and sharing a testimony about what God has done for us in 2014.

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