Posts in category "Jesus"

Miss Travelista Makes a Mistake

Miss Travelista Makes a Mistake
As many of you know, I have recently been bit by the TRAVEL BUG and I love taking moments to research travel bargains, then ESCAPE the Inspirational/Fun events in Chicago.  My little one also has now developed a thirst for Passport Stamps, and (because I am a great mother) I cannot deny her that!  However,on... Read more »

What Do I Tell My Child About #crimingwhilewhite

What Do I Tell My Child About #crimingwhilewhite
In the midst of receiving sad news about about the “no indictment” ruling of Daniel Pantaleo (especially after Daren Wilson), I begin receiving texts about #crimingwhilewhite and all I could do was cry.  I’ve tried to shield my little 9 year old from most of the details about Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and... Read more »

Against Popular Demand, You Hear the Commander and Move, Too!

Against Popular Demand, You Hear the Commander and Move, Too!
Today I received a message via Facebook about the end of a blog that many have grown to love over the past years.  This powerful blogger had reached the highest of her goals and she has decided to pursue a different path.  This blogger began to recognize the power she had within her sphere of... Read more »
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Yesterday I Cried.

Yesterday I cried, not because I lost anything or anyone, but because I just felt an overwhelming sense of grief. No, this was not like the premenstrual barrage of emotions that women generally feel/express, but all of a sudden, I began to look at life and just cry. I realized that someone was shot during... Read more »

39 Reasons To Be Thankful!

39 Reasons To Be Thankful!
Exactly 39 years ago on July 20th, a miracle occurred for a young couple from the south side of Chicago.  This miracle was not of the Mary with Jesus type, but was the cause of much celebration nonetheless! This miracle gave the couple many reasons to be thankful, as this was a gift from a... Read more »

5 Reasons Why I Love the Chicago Gospel Music Festival!

5 Reasons Why I Love the Chicago Gospel Music Festival!
Every summer in Chicago is filled with fun, festivals and concerts and I try to attend as much as I can.  However, if you love Jesus and can handle a crowd, there is nothing like the Chicago Gospel Music Festival!  This is the 29th year of the festival, and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs... Read more »
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Q&A with a ChicagoNow blogger: Marie Larsen of There’s A Bug In My Coffee

Q&A with a ChicagoNow blogger: Marie Larsen of There’s A Bug In My Coffee
When you are given a directive, an idea, or thought, you may or may not understand why, but  you must “just do it”.  When I became a blogger, I was not sure about its potential growth, following, nor outreach capabilities, but thanks to Jimmy and the ChicagoNow Blogger Day idea, I was introduced to someone that... Read more »

An Ever Present Help, In My Time of Need

Many times we have struggles and burdens, but we are too afraid to ask for help. Trying to meet the needs of others, we press, push and pull ourselves to make it to the goal, and are literally on “E”.   EMPTY Empty Purse Empty Mind Empty Gas Tank Empty Refrigerator Empty Empty Empty  ... Read more »

HOTT Gospel Concert-Ki Ki Sheard, Zacardi Cortez, Vashawn Mitchell, AND James Fortune & Fiya,

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/3HQgo5ohMyU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Chicago's Own Vashon Mitchell (and @TelaRocks)
I must admit, I love gospel music! When you tell me James Fortune and Fiya in concerts, that’s usually enough to inspire me.  However, if you add Kierra “Ki Ki” Sheard, Zarcardi Cortez, and Chicago’s Own Vashawn Mitchell, OMG, I know we are getting ready praise our way through! This Sunday, February 24, 2013 at... Read more »
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Preparing to Become A Wife

Preparing to Become A Wife
Preparing to Become A Wife….So many people write and post so many things today about marriage, family, and how to get and keep a marriage and family, that you can become overwhelmed! Today, I received this post on my FB page, and was really really inspired!! Let me know what you think! The author is... Read more »