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You gotta see the devil coming

You gotta see the devil coming

| February 26, 2017

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly/NNPA Member) Invariably as a Christian, the notion of Satan will come up and that conversation can range from soup to nuts, as we all know. I am often encouraged in these, sometimes crazy, discussions that God’s plan is very precise and obvious to those looking for His Word. My […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Prayer is my daily weapon of choice

Spiritually Speaking: Prayer is my daily weapon of choice

| February 1, 2017

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly/NNPA Member) Recently, I’ve had reason to refocus on that sometimes habitual thing that I do known as prayer. Be it morning prayer, evening at church or, on behalf of a friend or seeking guidance in and out of a difficult situation, I have come to realize my prayer life […]

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Spiritually Speaking: If you woke up this morning, you need to read this

Spiritually Speaking: If you woke up this morning, you need to read this

| November 22, 2016

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member) The closest person in the world is responsible for this one. It’s all about praying and meditating in the morning. I have watched a personal transformation right before my very eyes. I’ve watched as the quest for the habitual has become the reality of ritual, so much […]

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Spiritually Speaking: Faith Is a Verb

Spiritually Speaking: Faith Is a Verb

| August 14, 2016

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member) Scripture says you should live your life in such a way that those around you can see the Jesus in you: “In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.”—Matthew 5:16 I know […]

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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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