Category Archives: Thursdays with Ify

Am I At a Comma, Semi-Colon…or a Period

Grammar was a subject that I oddly enjoyed growing up.  Sentence trees, spelling contests, pop spelling tests–I was all about it.  I very rarely misspell, except for that one time where I was so excited that I was one of … Continue reading

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Seeking God or Seeking Seasons?

Spring. Birds Chirping. Breeze flowing. And allergies. Yes, the same season of blossoming also at times is a time of pollen attacks, watery eyes, and congestion.  Even in or spiritual walk, the seasons in our life which invite growth often … Continue reading

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Peace/Piece Maker: Gauging If You’re Building or Breaking Others

Is she putting the eye in?  Or pulling it out?  While looking for a graphic for this piece, I thought how perfect this one was, how many ways one could interpret this piece–and how applicable it is to our every … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin, Bobbi Kristina, and Our Future

I spent the day reflecting on the fact that today, Trayvon Benjamin Martin would have been 20. I skimmed through the reports of Bobbi Kristina’s debilitating condition as she lays in an Atlanta hospital fighting for her life.  She is … Continue reading

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Top 3 People You Have to Pray For…Like Right Now

Praying is not an easy habit. Sometimes it’s just a list of grievances (I cannot believe this ish happened to me today, Jesus!). Other times, it’s a Christmas layaway plan (I want this, and I want that…but only if it’s … Continue reading

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You Lookin’ to be HAPPY, or Fixin’ to be GREAT?

I used to resent my strict upbringing. As a child, my dad had just a few rules for me, but it seemed that each rule was a blanket that cover a multitude of areas. At times, I felt I was … Continue reading

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The Edge of the Mountaintop: Reflection on King’s Final Speech

Is it possible that part of the reason why God does not reveal all that you are asking for is because you may not be able to handle all that comes with what you are asking for?

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