Posts about Friendship

The Risk of Embrace

Posted by Guest Blogger on March 26, 2020 in Community, Faith, Friendship, Guest Blogger

After arguing with God for a month, I gave in. “Okay, God,” I said. “I will go.” So, I joined this new church, like God told me to do. I went reluctantly, and with good reason. I was in no hurry to become invisible again. I spent the first three months listening to people with […]

Interlocked

Posted by Ashley Bell on February 6, 2020 in Ashley Bell, Community, Freedom, Friendship, Unite, Build, Live

February is African American History month. A time set apart to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans in the building of our country. These contributions are not to be relegated to just one month but to be acknowledged on a regular basis, because they are woven throughout the fabric of our nation. It ought to […]

Keeping Kinship Keeping Kinship

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 1, 2018 in Faith, Friendship, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

Our phones these days hold many clues about our lives. But the simple group text in my messages labeled BFFs tells you nothing of the foundation of love that led to its treasured existence. There are three of us closely connected, and we couldn’t tell you how exactly it happened if you asked. We didn’t […]

Friendship: Walking in Fear or Freedom Friendship: Walking in Fear or Freedom?

Posted by Guest Blogger on October 18, 2018 in Faith, Friendship, Guest Blogger

A few months ago, my family and I got rid of half of all our belongings, sold our home in California and moved to Texas. Yee haw! We left everything that was familiar and moved to start a new adventure. Everything started over from scratch, including relationships. Each day felt like the “first day of […]

A Seat at the Table A Seat at the Table

Posted by Guest Blogger on October 4, 2018 in Friendship, Guest Blogger, Unite, Build, Live

If I were to start at the end rather than the beginning I would tell you that there was never an avocado. If I were to start at the beginning I would tell you that every few months some of my closest friends and I gather around the table to cook, eat, pray, connect and […]