The Fine Art of Self-Forgiveness

  by Rev. Dr. Susan Smith  It is one thing to forgive another person for a wrong done to you, but it is quite another to forgive oneself for the wrongs all of us as human do. A person who lives in his or her guilt is a tormented soul. The memory of the offense […]

Positive Ways to Deal with Overwhelming Stress

by Misha Palmer At some point in our lives we have all experienced some sort of stress, whether simple or life changing, we’ve all had to deal with it – in some ways it’s apart of life.  Some of us have actually mastered getting through the spurts of tough times.  And the rest of us […]

The Gift and the Function of Unstructured Malevolences

by Rev. Dr. Susan Smith            The mystic Howard Thurman writes in The Inward Journey that “the stirring of energy in myriad forms of unstructured malevolences may well be the spirit of Life, of God at work in behalf of new life and perhaps a new creation on this planet.” The […]

Daily Devotion – September 13, 2017

Morning Motivation: Value is determined by sacrifice. God gave His all for you so you should never question your value. You are loved. Read: 1 Peter 1:18-19: Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers; But with […]

When We Must Use Another Part Of Our Spirit

by Rev. Dr. Susan Smith It shouldn’t have been a surprise but it was for me: people who stutter do not stutter when they sing. In fact, even while speaking, if people who stutter kind of “sing” what they are trying to say or, as in the case of Marilyn Monroe, use a different type […]

Daily Devotion – September 12, 2017

Morning Motivation: Sometimes your investment will lead to disappointment, but don’t let the disappointment destroy your future. Move on. Read: 1 Samuel 16:1-4: And the Lord said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee […]

Look Ahead for New Grace

by Min. Andre Gilford Watch: You’ve Got to Learn To Get Over It Read: 1 Samuel 16:1-3: And the Lord said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided […]

Daily Devotion – September 11, 2017

Morning Motivation: God will put you where you do not want to be to give you what you couldn’t get anywhere else. Trust His placement. Read: Genesis 2:15: And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it. The truth is that God has […]

Daily Devotion – September 7, 2017

Morning Motivation: Don’t trip over haters. It’s not your fault that people are jealous. You should never apologize for your favor. Read: Genesis 50:19-20: And Joseph said unto them, Fear not: for am I in the place of God? But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to […]

Daily Devotion – September 6, 2017

Morning Motivation: God’s silence shouldn’t cause confusion. A Silent Saturday led to a great Sunday. Learn to wait without worrying. ROHO Sermon: Read: Matthew 28:16-19: Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them. And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted. And Jesus came and spake […]