Beans, Greens, Potatoes, Tomatoes…You Name it!

http://empoweredspeaker.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Beans-Greens.mp3 77 year old gospel great Shirley Caesar has been catapulted to the social media scene in the last week.  Videos leveraging a portion of Shirley Caesar’s sermonette titled “Hold my Mule” have been creatively turned into the “UNameit” challenge....
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In God We Trust

“It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes.” Psalm 118:9 It has been a few days since the election results and I have seen and heard a lot of comments from supporters of both candidates….

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Only do what only you can do…VOTE!

Well, today is THE DAY. It has been a long and annoying year of dirt slinging, commercials, and debates.  This election season has brought out more overt racism, bigotry, homophobia, and general disregard for other human beings than I have…

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Lesson learned…

I posted a quote by Oprah Winfrey on my social media sites today. The quote says “I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time.” Now, I post a lot of quotes. I love quotes….

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Become the Expert!

As I was reading my Bible the other day, I ran across a passage in 1 Kings 5-7.  These chapters talk about King Solomon’s process of building the temple of God.  For historical perspective, the building of God’s temple was…

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Just ask…

One day while walking near my neighborhood, I approached an intersection.  As I came closer, I noticed a lady in a black SUV lingering a bit too long.  I instinctively figured she must be lost.  She had that look about…

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Step Out In Faith

It’s one thing to tell someone to step out in faith.  It’s another thing entirely to actually do it yourself.  Why is it so easy to tell others what to do, yet so difficult to take our own advice?  How…

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Standing out from the Crowd…

I recently tried Melody’s Boot Camp in Florence, KY.  This was my second visit so I was still learning the lay of the land.  This particular morning the class was being held in the outdoor atrium.  It was a beautiful...
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Just do something!

  I was driving to my office last week.  There is an intersection just as you get off the highway, right by the fire department.  Depending on how the light is timed, you either stop at the light or you…

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Push yourself to overcome challenges

I typically take my morning run along US 42.  It’s a pretty direct route.  When I run to the Kroger and back, it equals approximately 6 miles.  I like this run, especially in the morning.  It’s quiet as long as…

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