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{Letters From Her} Dear Black You

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Dear black you.

(yes, my light brights, paper bags and chocolate bars all alike)

  There has to come a point in your life when you say enough is enough. A time has to come when you say that I will take control of my life. You have to be brave enough to stand up against stagnation in your mind. I want you to recognize the value that your life possess. Understand the best love is self-love. But you won’t know self-love until you get to know the Creator.

 With so many issues being surfaced in today’s society it’s important that we have to be appreciative as to who we are and who we belong to.

I just want to let you know a little about yourself since we have seemed to forget…

 

Black man, you are a leader.

You are valued, respected, loved, admired, protecting, providing and cultivating. Thankyou for your boldness and the courageous moves. I support your dreams and will motivate your ambition. You are or will be a great father. You are a wonderful son, brother, cousin and friend. You don’t need to sag or wear your clothes 3 times too big. Thankyou for working on yourself to set us free from self-esteem slavery. Without you our tribe dies… so I thankyou for producing life.

 

Black woman, you are needed

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You are respected. You are trusted and sought after. Your hands hold power to change this world. The land needs your support and strict rules. The children need your teachings and nurturing love. Enough with sink sitting booty pics and only focus to swing around the pole. Love on you so that you can love on those around you. Cook dinner, clean up and be a LADY. Watch what comes out of your mouth and don’t yell at men. Keep your hands to yourself and be slow to get angry. Wear more dresses, stop caking on makeup and walk with your head high.

 There is potential and purpose in YOU. I see it and will tell you EVERYTIME I feel the need to.

Stay confident & be easy,

          Her.

Rant Over,
Christian Rant

{Letters From Her} Breaking Out of Religion

Church hurt leaves the church HURT. Stop looking for God to appear in humans. Yes, He uses His children BUT they are NOT Him! Yes, you can have the anticipation of His love and mercy to be displayed from the church folk BUT how many people are in the church and not OF IT? YES, I went there!!!

LET’S BE REAL… ENOUGH WITH BEING RELIGIOUS!!!!!

 

So now all your hope and faith rests in the decision of fellow believers versus the ONE we ARE to believe IN.     

Sounds crazy right?    As crazy as it sounds, it happens EVERY single day!

 

Leaving the church because someone hurt their feelings or because someone didn’t acknowledge them. Folks don’t know how to receive the walk of their neighbor in the congregation. Being defensive of their emotions versus defending the faith. Quick to put on a lamp shade when placed in a dark area and even faster throwing shade when Godly correction is given.

If no one else tells you this let me go on record and say…

Your pastor is NOT God.

Your neighbor that sits next to you is NOT God.

The nurse, worship leader, First Lady, Deacon, server, usher nor is the greeter is God.

You dun held their words and opinions to such a standard that now you’re mad at God because YOU indirectly and unknowingly made these ”church folk” an idol. Now if it’s ONE thing we all know about God is that He is a VERY jealous God! He does NOT like when we put things above Him nor does He like when we place opinions of others over the facts that He provided. Stop holding them accountable for the growth of YOUR relationship with God.

“The church” can’t heal you!!!!! Stop using Sunday Service and fellowship as band-aids. The wound can ONLY be healed when it is exposed to what it cannot see… only feel (air). Allow God to be the only one you have the expectation of healing from. Let Him be the air. Do not depend on a hug from the greeter or a complement from the most virtuous woman in the church. THEY ARE NOTHING BUT HUMANS.

FULLY rely on Christ and watch as He grants you EVERYTHING you could possibly desire.

 

Go to church empty BUT with the expectation of being filled ONLY by God. You don’t need to be filled with processed revelations. Get to know God for YOURself.

 

   Be Easy and Remain Honest,
           Her

Rant Over,
Christian Rant

Good Music

one of my favorite artists:

JILL GRANDISON

James Boyz:

this is what happens when your favorite artists collab!!!

JWIL MUSIC & DARIUS JAMES