Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body…But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. So do not worry about tomorrow,

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“Home”

I was recently home for the funeral of a beloved friend. She was a second mother, a member of my home church, and her children are like my sisters and brother. On the way to the cemetery, my sister, Renee, asked when I die, where I want to be buried.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Several years ago, Janet Hall of WBRC and other anchors, campaigned for breast cancer awareness by encouraging women (and men) to examine their breast every 6th day of the month. The campaign, anchored at WBRC, Channel 6, created a very easy way to remember this important self-examination. On the 6th

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Dr. Hamlin’s Reflection for Sunday, September 17, 2017

The late David Halberstam, a nationally recognized scholar/historian and Pulitzer Prize author, wrote a masterful book in 1999, The Children.   The book focuses on the significant contributions that young people made to the Civil Rights Movement, 1959-1962 in Nashville. One of the greatest debates between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Matthew 6.33 (NIV) The first major revelation that I was on sabbatical took place Monday, June 5. I woke up early and sat down to email the usual Monday email to

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Excerpts on “everydayness”…

Excerpts on “everydayness” from Womanist Ethics and the Cultural Production of Evil (Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2006) by Emilie M. Townes: “Ultimately, somewhere deep inside each of us we know that perhaps the simplest, yet the most difficult, answer to the challenge of what will we do with the fullness and incompleteness

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What the World Needs

Beloved, there is a profound difference between what we should do with our lives and what we are meant to do with our lives. There is a profound difference between what we should be in the world and what we are meant to be in the world. The difference is

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The Meaning of July Fourth to the Negro

“…For the present, it is enough to affirm the equal manhood of the Negro race. It is not as astonishing that, while we are plowing, planting, and reaping, using all kinds of mechanical tools, erecting houses, constructing bridges, building ships, working in metals of brass, iron, copper, and secretaries, having

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