Mark 5:2, 18-19 There’s a huge difference between a test and temptation. A temptation is a tease, while a test is a trial. A temptation will confirm your focus, while a test will confirm your faith. God will test you, while the enemy will tempt you. But it’s alright – they’re all distractions, and no […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Distraction”"
Everything in reach is a resource. Use it or lose it. ~The BoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Matthew 10 NIV No one likes to be uncomfortable. Whether it’s extreme temperatures, strangers being in our personal bubble, awkward conversations, weird locations, or being placed in compromising situations. What’s the key to prevail? Embrace it. The worst parts of life brings out the best in us. When you’re placed past what you thought your […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Parry”"
Be careful – What gets your attentions, gets your focus. What gets your focus, gets done. ~The BoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Psalm 1:2-3 Psalm 119:15 Patience. Some say the early bird gets the worm. Others say the waited is virtuous. Well the most-important components to inheriting the promises bestowed upon our lives are our faith and patience. Our faith is solely driven by our thoughts and our patience is controlled by our actions. Through each moment, […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Midas Touch”"
Do you want to be who you are, or do you want to be who you want to be? @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
1 Corinthians 15:33-34 Family is a set of people God chose to be in our life. Friends are a set of people we chose to be in our life. The Mom Scout always told me Pick your friends carefully. Somehow, someway, she understood what importance of the people you surround yourself with would play a […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Circles”"
Over the span of three years, TIME worked with global curators, photo editors, historians, & photographers to nominate the top contenders of the photos with the most historical significance. Then they conducted thousands of interviews with photographers, theirs subjects, friends, & family to answer – How do you quantify a photograph’s influence? At the end, […]Read more "TIME: 100 Photographs"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. Attendees at the Saint Pablo Tour concert in Sacramento, CA were treated to a full-blown Kanye West speech, that clocked in at around 15 minutes. Although so often people hate Kanye’s delivery, so very often Kanye is right. He didn’t have to close the show, but the talk […]Read more "Mirrors: Radio Lied To You"
People who are trustworthy shouldn’t have to tell you to trust them. ~The BoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Genesis 14 There are a few things in this life that we earn and there are a few things in life that is given to us. Some of those things were given from the world, and some where not. Validation – that’s a power people give to the world. Opinion. Emotion. Acceptance. All things people give […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Thief”"
ESPN presents a full profile of brothers Martellus Bennett and Michael Bennett. Scout Life.Read more "Scout Truths: E:60 + Bennett Brothers"
Common releases a short film featuring vocals by Stevie Wonder & Karriem Riggins, taking us through some of the neighborhoods in Chicago that are impacted every day. The record was produced by Ava DuVernay, Frank Dukes, Robert Glasper, & Karriem Riggins, and doubles as the second visual to his newly-released LP Black America Again. The visual was […]Read more "Common Releases “Black America Again” Short Film"
Accept it or be upset and do something about it. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Philippians 4:6-7 James 1:21 Everything in life is about balance. Beneath that balance lies a cycle. A process. A circle. Dependent babies grow into adults just to grow old and become dependent. Kids go through middle school to find themselves and gain respect by their peers just to have it taken away as a freshman in […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Rotation”"
Sometimes, some things in life are just a test… pass, fail, or incomplete – it’s just to see if you actually want it. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Genesis 25:1-11 We pray for things daily. We ask things of others repeatedly. Our parents. Our siblings. Our children. Our significant others. But sometimes we don’t acknowledge the fact that there’s a lot that goes into receiving what we ask for. To receive a blessing, we have to have the faith of that blessing, an […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Receipt”"
Whatever you want in life should be worth the effort to receive it. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
1 Samuel 17:50 So often we look forward to the future. So often we look forward to better things. So often we put our head down or close our eyes and grind through our current situation just to pass to the next one. All the while, we’re passing everything in our current situation that’s gonna […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Preparation” Part II"
Don’t focus on what’s wrong… focus on how to fix it. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Exodus 14 Temptation is one thing that’s hard to defeat, because it’s the wrong thing at the right time. We want everything, but everything is the number 1 thing that will get us nothing. You think you deserve the world, but remember everything is earned. And for everything we’re given, that is that much more […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Crockpot"
Pastor John Gray stops by The Breakfast Club and talks with Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee, & DJ Envy about the church’s response to Black Lives Matter, his new show on FOX called Preachers, and more. Scout Truths.Read more "Pastor John Gray + The Breakfast Club"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves. Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Pink, Bono, and others explain why it’s time to take action to heal the long history of systemic racism in America. #23Ways In collaboration with Alicia Keys and the We Are Here Movement, with original reporting from Mic’s Jamilah King.Read more "Mirrors: #23Ways"
Faith moves from belief to conviction to certainty. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
Jeremiah 1:5 We were all put here for one reason – to live the way we were always meant to. Everyone has plans in life, but we have to be patient and faithful, and stick to them to achieve the most out of our lives. The great Sister Mary Clarence once said if you wake […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Representative”"
Mirrors are meant for people to view themselves.Read more "Mirrors: Jesse Williams’ Speech"
Make the world pay you for your hard work – it owes you & you owe it to yourself. @TheBoyScoutRead more "Thoughts For Life"
1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 Ephesians 5:25 Being a boy is no easy feat, but everything you learn as one, grooms you to becoming the best man you could ever be. Holding the title and rights of being head of your household is the greatest achievement any man can acquire. With that achievement comes favor, mercy, and […]Read more "CampGround Convo “The Head”"