Category: My Journal

Music Review: When We Pray by Tauren Wells

When we pray, things do change.  I recently stumbled across this song When We Pray by Tauren Wells (2017) despite hearing it multiple times on the radio. It is one of those songs that will last forever like the song Jesus Loves Me and…

Writing Is Fun… But It’s Tough

Right now, I am working on two major books despite everyone telling me to focus on one.  However, I cannot help it. Being a writer, I find it comforting to have my imagination and flooding ideas written out. I always picture myself in the…

Today in History: The Seventh-Day Sabbath

Excluding today’s actual date and focusing more on the day of the week, let’s dive in to the truth behind what the Jews and many Christians call the Sabbath.  According to Genesis 2:1-3, God created Earth and Heaven in six whole days but when…

Take the Time to Pray

Praying. What do you know about it? What does God’s Word say about it? Jesus told his disciples to always ask, seek, and knock for God will answer, so you will find what you seek, and God will open many doors just for you….

How to Handle a Situation: Call on Jesus

Situations will arise whether the day, the time, and the moment. For many, the first thing we want to do is high-tail it in the other direction or hand it over to someone else to handle it for you. It is normal and natural…

Writing Blah Blah Blah for Yourself: My Five Ways to Getting into the Writing Mode

Every step she took towards the cave the heavier the air grew. Sweat dribbled down her temples and the sword in her grip suddenly felt too light as she approached the unknown. Just a foot away from the shadows that reached out for her,…

The Power of P.R.A.Y.E.R

P-eace And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint (Luke 18:1). Prayer brings natural and spiritual peace. When you’re placing your trust in God you are increasing your faith because you have…

Divine Awakening Thorough Edit

If you don’t know then I will tell you now. Book One to the Samelia series called Divine Awakening has been completed! And the crowd goes wild! For a year and a half, I’ve been working nonstop on this young adult fiction book and…

Black Power and Unity in 2018 Black Panther

All I have to say, is that I went in excited and exited wanting more! Black Panther will be the top hit movie of 2018 for sure. Staring the handsome Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa/Black Panther, Michael B. Jordan as Erik Killmonger, Lupita Nyong’o as…

Movie Review: Jumanji (2017) I Will Rate 60/100

Every time I’m scrolling through the channel guide to see what interesting show or movie is on and I come across the 1995 classic Jumanji, I would always put it on. But this 2017 modern day Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, I would probably…

Today in History: Colo the Gorilla

Today in History –> December 22, 2017  –> December 22, 1956 Gorillas are peaceful and intelligent animals, but if you cross them they can be vicious.  However, baby gorillas like every other animal as a baby are cute and funny. On this day in…

Today in History: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Today in History –> December 21, 2017 –> December 21, 1937 Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Bashful, Sneezy, and Dopey. Try saying that a few times fast.  Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was one of my favorite movies growing up. Despite that I am…

Today in History: Elvis Presley Drafted??

Today in History —> December 20, 2017 —> December 20, 1957  When it comes to being drafted into the United States Army it leaves no one out. Including, the rock-and-roll star Elvis Presley. In the year 1957 on this day, he received his draft…

TV Show Review: Person of Interest

A mellow conversation. A Punch. A Kick. Pull out a weapon and… shoot him in the kneecaps. Yeah, that’s the magnificent strategy and signature of the awesome vigilante John Reese. Despite the fact that the TV show Person of Interest had ran its course,…

Me and My Lord

Me and my Lord! Thank you Jesus!

Today in History: President Clinton Impeached

Today in History – December 19, 2017 –> December 19, 1998 Despite the fact he vowed to finish his term, President Bill Clinton was officially impeached. The House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment that charged Clinton of lying under oath to a…

Song Review: Saturate Us

Saturate Us sung by Bishop Andrew Merriitt and The Straight Gate Mass Choir (2015) is a beautiful song of praise to God. It’s a song of plea, asking God to shower the world with his love, mercy, and power. In these days and times we need…

I’m Thankful

A lot happened in 2016. I know this is March, three months into 2017, but as I was sitting on the bus my mind fell deep into thought. God has blessed me so much. Sometimes for us to really see those blessings we need…

In the UB Spotlight with The Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet

On the evening of November 1, 2016, I had the opportunity to attend a musical event on the University of Baltimore Campus. Around 7:00 pm, the Wright Theater located in the Student Center was alive with the beautiful sound of music performed by the…

Movie Review: A Shark Wants You for Dinner, What Would You Do? Diving in The Shallow

Movie Review: A Shark Wants You for Dinner, What Would You Do? Diving in The Shallow Written by LeQuita C. Harrison| Published On: September 13 2016 Released on June 24, 2016, The Shallow was directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and is a drama slash thriller…