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Spiritually Speaking: In the world’s prison, you are free

Spiritually Speaking: In the world’s prison, you are free

| May 1, 2016

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member) I remember awhile back, I heard Bishop T.D. Jakes of the Potter’s House preach a sermon that still resonates with me to this day. The gist of it was that a good portion of the Bible was written from a jail cell. I’m pretty sure his overall […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Confidence plus discipline equals power

Spiritually Speaking: Confidence plus discipline equals power

| April 28, 2016

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member) I have two words for you today: confidence and discipline. When viewed spiritually, both exude Godly principles. Put this on the Holy Spirit, but discipline is an amazing thing. When applied to faith, be it natural or supernatural, the result is spiritual confidence. Spiritual confidence and discipline, […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Demand your inheritance

Spiritually Speaking: Demand your inheritance

| March 31, 2016

By James A. Washington (The Dallas Weekly) Courtesy of the NNPA This column is all about not putting limits on a limitless God. In church, the sermon was all about how we, as finite creatures, do a pretty good job of trying to put the infinite being of God into some way, shape or form […]

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Emotional triggers

Emotional triggers

| January 20, 2016

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Emotional:  Definition:  Abandonment, forsaken, destitute, depleted, drained, exhausted, empty-headed. “By starving emotions, we become humorless, rigid and stereotyped; by repressing them, we become literal, reformatory and holier- than thou; encouraged, they perfumed life; discouraged they poison it.”—Joseph Collins, 1866-1950 American Neurologist. “No soul is desolate as long as there is […]

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Emotional triggers

Emotional triggers

| December 16, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Emotional:  Definition:  Abandonment, forsaken, destitute, depleted, drained, exhausted, empty-headed. “By starving emotions, we become humorless, rigid and stereotyped; by repressing them, we become literal, reformatory and holier- than thou; encouraged, they perfumed life; discouraged they poison it.”—Joseph Collins, 1866-1950 American Neurologist. “No soul is desolate as long as there is […]

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Spiritually Speaking: He who is without, shout!

Spiritually Speaking: He who is without, shout!

| November 15, 2015

By James Washington Faith Columnist Special to the NNPA News Wire from The Dallas Weekly My pastor preached on this Sunday and although the subject is not new as this column isn’t either, I thought some might need reassurance, as I certainly did. Do you have an addiction, a weakness, something you are aware of […]

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Friends! Got any real ones?

Friends! Got any real ones?

| November 1, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA News Wire from The Dallas Weekly Some of you are aware that I have a book coming out which is a compilation of many of these columns. I came across this one and it still has quite an impact on me. Hopefully, it will again for you. This […]

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Move. It’s God’s turn, not yours

Move. It’s God’s turn, not yours

| October 4, 2015

Satan shouts, God whispers By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Weekly Is it really possible to put your life in the hands of the Lord? To some modest extent I have experienced the effect of trying to do just that. I can’t say how successful I’ve been but, I ask the […]

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Trust don’t come ‘round here anymore

Trust don’t come ‘round here anymore

| September 27, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Weekly Sometimes words alone cannot convey meaning and feelings the way we’d like them to. Trust for example. The reference point for my meaning is “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all things acknowledge […]

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Rumor has it, they knew you when

Rumor has it, they knew you when

| September 20, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Weekly I’m not sure whether or not I’ve talked about my faith walk from the point of view of those individuals who have tracked my progress from the beginning until now. They seem to have fallen into two quite different categories. The first group who […]

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