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Biblical Meditation

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  “Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.” ~ Psalm 1: 1-2  According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, meditate means to engage in contemplation or reflection. It means to engage in mental exercise, as concentration on one’s breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of spiritual awareness. Meditation means to focus one’s thoughts on, and reflect on or ponder over as well as to plan or project in the mind. The first chapter of Psalms says that a blessed man or person is one who delights in God by meditating on His Word every day and every night. In fact, the process of thinking about and contemplating, and reflecting upon His Word makes us strong enough to stand against unrighteousness and stand for the things that are good and right. The strength we g

Pushing Through the Impasse with Laughter

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I'm feeling some kind of way today.  I tried to get into my old blog on Blogspot, but I don't remember the login.  So, I'm starting anew.  In my 2011 Blogspot blog, I was The Purple Rose, later I blogged as Urban Edu Coach.  I am still those people but I dropping the pen names.  Pieces of me are still those women. I was at an impasse when I wrote those blogs.  I pushed my way through my writing.   I thought I was at another impasse in life, but on second thought, I'm not really.  An impasse is a predicament that I would need to escape.  I'm not in a predicament, so I don't need to escape.  The word impasse means deadlock;  I'm not deadlocked, and I'm not bored I can always find something to do whether it be cooking, cleaning, crafting, reading, watching a good movie, or simply meditating.   I know my next steps.  I know my next direction.  So, what is happening with me right now?  Honestly, I think my problem is that I lack companionship.  When I say I l