Repentance + Forgiveness = Reconciliation And Unity

by Yvonne Chase

True Repentance I wrote a blog post recently for another blog about forgiveness where I talked about the importance of repentance; expressing sincere regret and remorse if we want reconciliation. Is reconciliation even possible without true repentance? Hurts Us I write about forgiveness often because it’s a huge deal to me. It’s such a huge […]

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Mike Pence Would Agree; Hearing From God Is The Key To A Great Single Life

by Yvonne Chase

Prays To God Sometime last month on The View, Joy Behar took a jab at the mental health of Vice President Mike Pence who says he prays to God and waits to hear from him. Joy specifically said, “It’s one thing to talk to Jesus, it’s another thing when Jesus talks to you…that’s called mental illness…hearing voices.” […]

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Live Like The Birds

by Yvonne Chase

I miss you, Dalton. I’m sorry you suffered so much in the end. You were the best brother a sister could ever have. 8 years ago today, well actually on 3/2, three days before you died, I stood by your bedside while we were talking and you said, “I want you to live like the […]

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Missionary Dating Your Way To Marriage Is A Bad Idea

by Yvonne Chase

“You can’t force or mandate that someone else have the same relationship with Christ as you do. Each person’s walk is unique” was tweeted out while watching a recent episode of To Rome For Love; a show about five black women looking for love in Rome. The term missionary dating immediately came to mind. Rooted And Grounded […]

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Nikolas Cruz And Broken Boys Who Become Broken Men

by Yvonne Chase

A Vile Act Changing lanes on the blog today to write about something that changed our world; the shooting in Parkland Florida that killed 17 people. When I heard about it, I was shocked and then when I found out Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old student pulled the trigger, I immediately wanted to know why. What could […]

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National Marriage Week And The Pressure To Marry

by Yvonne Chase

Virtues Of Marriage Did you know this week is National Marriage Week? I didn’t…never heard of it. National Marriage Week began on February 7th and ends on Valentine’s Day February 14th. At their website, all of the virtues of marriage are extolled; financial stability, greater happiness, healthier kids, and better health.  National Marriage Week Over […]

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I Could’ve Married An Unbeliever But I Chose To Obey God Instead

by Yvonne Chase

Married To An Unbeliever Last week I wrote a post titled Disobedience To God Will Change The Trajectory Of Your Life. The post was about Christians marrying unbelievers. After publishing that post, I woke up one morning to a detailed email response from a reader who is a follower of Christ and knowingly married an […]

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He Must Be A Christian Was Drilled Into Her Head Yet It’s Not Enough

by Yvonne Chase

Drilled Into Her Head Recently, I had a detailed conversation with a friend about marriage amongst Christians. She married at a young age. The only criteria drilled into her head when choosing someone to marry was he must be a Christian. Well, the man she married was indeed a Christian and even better, they met at and […]

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Falling In Love At First Sight Is Different Than Married At First Sight

by Yvonne Chase

Rooting For Everybody Black Are you watching Married At First Sight this season? I’ve been watching since season one and it just dawned on me while watching the current season six how ridiculous it all is. This season, we have three couples from Boston. Jephte seems to be the only one with his head screwed on […]

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Disobedience To God Will Change The Trajectory Of Your Life

by Yvonne Chase

Disobedience To God Sometime last week while reading my First 5 devotional, I read the following, “You cannot enter into a love relationship with someone without them not only affecting your mind and your body but also your soul.”  The devotional was about King Solomon and his disobedience to God.   Led Astray King Solomon had a love […]

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