Hustle Hard

We've all heard that slang term, "Hustle Hard," haven't we? Maybe not all of us, so I'll break it down below. Hustle (verb): to move hurriedly, busyness with persuasion, movement with excitement, obtain by forceful movement. (Used in a sentence: The man 'hustled hard' for his record deal to sell out and become famous). Sometimes I think I'm a…

Embrace the Grace

According to Webster's dictionary: Grace (noun): courteous goodwill; respect; courtesy, politeness, poise.  God gives us grace. Grace is the divine favor we are given from God. It is love and mercy (the punishment we deserve for our sins) from God because He desires us to have it, not because we have done anything to deserve it, but because…

Let Freedom Ring

Let freedom ring. When I hear that, I think of the song that describes the liberty and freedom we have for the pursuit of happiness in the United States.    I think of the liberty bell.  What does freedom mean? According to Webster's dictionary, freedom is the state of not being imprisoned or enslaved; deliverance; liberty…

The dark cloud, ‘depression’

Depression. The silent killer. It’s like having a dark, heavy rain cloud above your head at all times. It’s always a storm, an ongoing storm that never stops raining. Sometimes there is thunder. Sometimes there is lightning. Sometimes there is both, but the rainfall never stops. It is painful. More painful than physical pain that…