Thy Birth

“Silent night, Holy night, Son of God, Love’s pure light Radiant beams from thy holy face, With the dawn of redeeming grace, Jesus, Lord, at thy birth. Jesus, Lord, at thy birth” (Lyrics from the song Silent Night). Jesus was Lord at birth. At our birth, most of the time we were given a unique first name and inherited the … Read More

Savior’s Birth

“Silent night, Holy night, Shepherds quake at the sight, Glories stream from heaven afar, Heavenly hosts sing alleluia; Christ the Savior is born! Christ the Savior, is born!” (lyrics from the song Silent Night). It is a blessing to be informed that a baby was born. We as parents have a child to love, cherish, and raise in God’s grace. … Read More

Christmas Stories

We love to say Merry Christmas, for those of us that celebrate this holiday season. As we engage and enjoy the holiday festivities, we get to hear and share our Christmas stories. From generation to generation we gather and share the nativity scene through our version of the Messiah’s birth. We are grateful and thankful for His earthly visit, healing, … Read More

The Christ in Christmas

Christ in Christmas reminds us of His miraculous birth, His never ceasing acts of love, and His amazing saving grace. The Christ in Christmas nudges our spirits to lovingly follow His words. The Christ in Christmas implements our responses to obey the leadership of the Holy Spirit instead of our emotional states. The Christ in Christmas energizes us to engage … Read More

Peaceful Sleep

“Silent night, Holy night, All is calm, All is bright Round yon virgin mother and child. Holy infant so tender and mild, Sleep in heavenly peace. Sleep in heavenly peace” (Lyrics from song Silent Night). Sleeping in heavenly peace, revolves around our soul state as we lay down to rest. Before we can rest in peace, we must meditate and … Read More

Silent Night

“Silent night, Holy night, All is calm, All is bright” (lyrics from song, Silent Night) At night time, we appreciate the silence, dark environment and atmosphere of calmness. Throughout our daily interactions we can incorporate feelings of sadness, rejections, or bitterness (dark environment). Yet, by choice during those disturbing moments, we can operate from the atmosphere of calmness. HOW? Be … Read More

Christ’s Love: Family Love

Jesus’ Birthday Party can be celebrated by all of our family members. This yearly event permits children, parents, grandparents, cousins, aunties, uncles, nephews, and nieces to bring gifts, share stories, dance, eat, and celebrate another year with loved ones. The memories after the celebration is what will impact the family members’ lifestyle. Even though we enjoyed family and remembering Jesus’ … Read More

Holiness

When we enter a room, do our presence radiant the atmosphere with peace? During, this holiday festivities will our souls rejoice cheerfully? Will we bring joy into the various Christmas activities? Will we be like energizers bunnies or complaining slow moving turtles? Will our interactions (friends, teachers, neighbors, community helpers, family members, customers, clients, patients, and strangers) glorify God as … Read More

Celebration Of Praise If you are in the Cleveland Ohio area, come join Musical Therapist Byron Weems and anointed singers for a holiday Praise Celebration and Worship musical. This anointed event is sponsored by Community West Foundation/Illuminating Hope. We hope to share this event with you and your family. When: Friday, De, 7th, 7-8PM Where: 3389 Fulton Road Cleveland Ohio … Read More

On Your Knees

The Christmas season reminds us of God’s love for each one of us through the birth of His Son, Jesus Christ. Thinking about the goodness of the Lord, we want to fall on our knees and give Him the glory. While we are on our knees, let us remember to intercede for: Self-control -This will help us to control our … Read More