• ELEVATE! It's Wednesday!

    Christians Need Counseling Too!

    “How are you?”  When was the last time somebody asked you this question?  Do you remember your response? If you are like me, your immediate response is usually, “I’m fine”. Yet, the real question for us all is, are we really just fine?   This year that question, roamed my thoughts heatedly. I needed answers. Curious about what I could observe about myself, I  began to pinpoint my reactions to different situations which included sudden outburst to people who genuinely cared for me, anxiety attacks and the feeling of failure. It was clear  I was not really okay. However, despite being aware of my reactions, I let religion take control.  I…

  • Life Lessons

    Finish What You’ve Begun

    Do you recall your favorite pair of shoes growing up? While many rocked Nike Air Force Ones, I was a Converse kid and my favorite pair where my yellow and blue All-Star Converse. I was around twelve-years old when I first laid my hands on the light yellow and blue high-tops. They were just my size, and they were unique, just like me. Because they were one- of- a -kind, whenever I walked down the hallway with my fresh kicks, I just knew I was the best thing since sliced bread.   Oh, and when people would compliment me on my shoes,all thirty-two of my teeth would be on display(…