REVELATIONS: Finding Opportunity in Life’s Journey

We wait­ed, the man and I, out­side the court­room for paper­work to be drawn up, and a court date set. Me, sit­ting on a bench, sip­ping cold cof­fee. Him, pac­ing the floor in front of me, talk­ing on his phone to…someone…about what had just tran­spired. In that moment, I remem­bered how every area of my life is con­sid­ered, and bal­anced. Phys­i­cal­ly, I try to eat healthy, organ­ic foods, lit­tIe sug­ar; and run con­sis­tent­ly. Men­tal­ly, I feed my mind stim­u­lat­ing myself dai­ly with writ­ers like Toni Mor­ri­son and James Bald­win. My dai­ly devo­tion­albegins my day. Time spent in my Bible ends it.  Emo­tion­al­ly, I fill my down­time enjoy­ing my chil­dren, hav­ing drinks with friends –real friends. I strive to excel in my career, man­age my finances, and build a life for myself that would prove an inspi­ra­tion to oth­ers. I seek to always be ful­fill­ing a pur­pose, all the while strength­en­ing an inti­mate rela­tion­ship with the Lord, ask­ing for his guid­ance and try­ing to fol­low his lead… Read more at