Get Your Knee Off Our Neck

by Yvonne Chase

For the last couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about systemic racism and white privilege. In my last post, Your Silence Speaks Volumes, blogger Lauren Sparks agreed to continue the conversation with me and Calvonia Radford, another blogger. She sent me a series of questions which she turned into a blog post titled A Conversation […]

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Sweet Mangoes…Sweet Connection

by Yvonne Chase

The last few weeks have been heavy so I thought I’d lighten it up a bit and share how God is working and good things are still happening in the middle of what looks like a Civil War. Sweet mangoes started a great conversation that led to a sweet connection. In this post, I shared […]

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Silence Speaks Volumes

by Yvonne Chase

“Brothers and sisters of color, how do you wish your white brothers and sisters would respond when cases of racial injustice, violence, and murder hit the news?” That question was posed by my white sister in Christ to Twitter in the wake of #GeorgeFloyd being murdered.” Before I get into this post, let me say […]

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Examine And Dwell In You Richly

by Yvonne Chase

Last week while reading my devotional, it talked about not only reading the word but letting the word examine you…letting the word read you. The text was Colossians 3:16 which says, “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, […]

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Protector, Defender, and Truth Teller

by Yvonne Chase

I learned something about myself during this pandemic. Well here’s the thing, I always knew this about myself, however, I never knew what to call it. One day while watching a YouTube video, two sisters were sharing what they like about each other when one sister said, “My favorite thing about my sister is she’s […]

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People Really Do Make My World Go Round

by Yvonne Chase

How are you holding up now that we’re on day 5,000 of sheltering in place? Last week was a rough week for me. I was pissed off beyond measure because I couldn’t get groceries. I miss grocery shopping! It’s my favorite kind of shopping. Do you know how frustrating it is to show up to […]

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Easter Sunday Is For Staying Home

by Yvonne Chase

I never go to church on Easter Sunday…never! You read that right. This Christian woman who loves Jesus with all her heart intentionally stays home on Easter Sunday. Listen, I go to a megachurch in Brooklyn where on any given Sunday, the line swings around the corner and up the block. It’s even worse on […]

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Know That I Am God While You’re Being Still

by Yvonne Chase

We’re used to being busy. Society says if you’re busy you’re productive. If you’re not busy, then you’re not productive. You’re not doing enough. The busier we are, the more productive we’re said to be, however, how many of us know that’s not true? Instead of busyness, we are faced with stillness. You ever do […]

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

by Yvonne Chase

Guess what? I found toilet paper. It was a Wednesday afternoon on a random stop into Walgreens to pick up something else when I turned my head and boom there it was; a shelf with individual Big Rolls of toilet paper. My favorite kind. And it was on sale; 10 rolls for $5. I immediately […]

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Rona Is Forcing Us To Shift How We Be

by Yvonne Chase

Who would’ve thunk it? Three months into 2020 and we’re on lockdown. New York City schools are closed, Broadway is dark, church services are canceled indefinitely because of the 500 max ban and we’re all in the house because of Rona AKA the Coronavirus. Rockefeller Center was quiet as a mouse on Friday and you […]

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