Thankful!!!

“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”-Thessalonians 5:16-18

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Happy Thanksgiving!!! I am grateful for everyone who reads and follows this blog. I am also grateful for all of the inspiring bloggers who offer advice, poetry, fashion and humor to me and others because they make this crazy internet a more positive place.

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Testimony:Living Isaiah 61: Justice Work is My Song of Praise to God

“I do the work of justice not out of a disdain for the privileged but out of a love for Life.”  Womanist Theologian Dr. Kelly Douglas Brown

Oaks of Righteousness by Erin Hughey

In 2007 I joined an ecumenical movement in New York City called NY Faith & Justice, and I can say that this work is an answer to prayers. Early in my Christian walk I desired to do social justice from a Christ-centered perspective. This desire is birthed out of a deep gratitude for the total salvation I experienced at age 14 after four years of being led by the Holy Spirit to pray and read the Bible (outside of the church). I was not raised in a Christian home and had only been to church two times during my entire childhood. Christ did not just save my soul but he saved me from the unjust systems that enacted violence on my very being as a young black woman growing up in the inner-city community of East New York.

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