Put the Cross before the crown Mercy before the sacrificing Humility before your pride Stillness before taking action Saving others is your mission Not your ego to be right But showing people Gods pure light Prayer before the fight Making what was wrong right Giving who was once blind sight Only then will we take … Continue reading The Cross Before the Crown
I will be proud the day I graduate and then the next day I will set forth to swim in possibilities. I will have learned at the end of this journey that there is more journey and there is more to be learned. I don’t know what I don’t know and I will continue to … Continue reading Knowings
Life would run a lot smoother if everyone would just admit that they were human... "Admit to being human but strive to be more" -Me https://mentalexaltation.wordpress.com/2017/05/21/to-be-christian/
There's a difference between being right and being wise. The first by itself is desolate, no one to listen or care. The second has acquired an audience because wisdom is attained not from being right but by listening, only then will people care about what you have to say. Shouldn't the main point of being … Continue reading Is it Wise to be Right?
“Not to be served, but to serve”, a mission that has been handed down from God Himself. Based on the two readings, “The Drum Major Instinct” by Martin Luther King Jr. and “The Lovers of the Poor” by Gwendolyn Brooks, I believe that this mission to serve others is about humility; making others more important … Continue reading You Have Been Served
Maybe it's not about what they've done, but how we're reacting to it. It's about them, not us. What we say or do, by reacting in such a manner, it defines us, not them. If they push the barriers and we scream and yell, it only proves to them what they already believed. If we … Continue reading Persecuted for Your Beliefs?
Even though I’d like to see the world in a particular way, people adhering to my beliefs, hopes and having a time of peace; seeing and hearing about these acts, like the NFL and other conflicts, is proof to me and all that what God said is true. If God has rules, limits and commandments … Continue reading Soap and Sheep
Assignment for Rhetoric class: Choose a space that is significant to you and how it has shaped you as an individual. For others to understand who I am, I needed to figure out who I was first, a process which can be the most challenging aspect of self-discovery, go figure... As I perused the dusty … Continue reading www.mentalexaltation.wordpress.com
Never Forget the steps taken We trudged and toiled a lot Never Forget the bricks laid down To cover the land where they fought Never Forget the lives wasted Because people didn’t know how to talk Never Forget the price we payed Just to have a thought Never Forget the mistakes we made We destroyed … Continue reading Never Forget
Don't just sit there with a judgmental attitude and ask why something bad happened, get up and see what you can do to help. If you ask God where he was when tragedy struck, the real question is why aren't you there now? Don't complain about the state of the world if you're not willing … Continue reading Do Something