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Join us tonight for Authenti-Scope Session #32: “Back to the Basics”

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Like never before, it’s time to return to the basics……..

Sometimes getting too much information will only keep you for implementing phase one of what you know you should be doing. I have been there and the space of believing and convincing yourself that you need MORE is a major adrenaline rush! It is in fact the plan of the enemy to keep you wandering around and around aimlessly minus the healing that you need to move forward.

Getting back to the basics like……God loves you and died for you is still relevant today. There is so much out there in the information world and it seems like everyday someone creates a hashtag or meme but the reality of it all is that God does love you and he has a plan for you! It is a good plan too!

Join me tonight for a teaching on “Back to the Basics”. We’ll be getting to the heart of the matter which is the expression of God’s love for us!

Tune into FB Live ( Facebook Live) at 9pm est!

One more thing……., make sure you take FULL advantage of our $7 Book Sale TODAY ONLY! You can grab my classic book, Overcoming the Orphan Spirit and Are You Who You “Post” To Be? for only $7! The holidays are coming so stock up today! Go to www.danitaogandaga.bigcartel.com for the books.

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Pac-Man and Faith

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As long as we live in this world we will be faced with situations that can easily take us out of our peace.Many of these situations are due to the factor that we are reliving our past or frantic about the future and have skipped over the beautiful place called now. Now is filled with twists and turns, ups and downs, whirls and twirls, enough noise to make you believe that you are in the midst of an emotional tornado.

Thoughts twirling to and fro………

Storms may come on a daily basis and cause us to believe if this thing called faith is really worth it. Like why do I want to expend the energy of believing in something that  I can not see? This was how I used to feel with all of the things that took place in my life. When I left my academic position in Pittsburgh teaching Social Work, my family thought that I was crazy to leave that security for marriage and Ground Zero in Atlanta. I was not fully secure when I would speak to them about my decision and as a result, the mental and emotional tornado would wreak havoc on my life. Shortly after I would have the conversation with my family, my loving fiancee’would get a tongue thrashing filled with doubt and disbelief.

“Why am I doing this?”,  I would ask this question about twenty times. It felt like I was in the middle of a maze or labyrinth with no chance for escape.

Thoughts are persistent like our prayers, doubt is consistent like God’s promises yet we must make a choice to face the uncomfortable, live in the now, love ourselves, stop seeking approval,  and accept that our path is unique and God made. Could it be that you have reached the expiration of your dreams and it is time to come aboard and commit yourself to following what God has put in your heart to do? Is it time to separate from that leaching crowd that is sucking all of the entrepreneurial innovation our of you? Only you would know the answer to that.

The other day I chose to journal and while doing so, I began to think about the game Pac-Man and how I would play it to relieve stress. The game is much like real life where we encounter things that cause us to feel as though we are being chased with no options for rescue, still in the moments of pursuit, we find strength to conquer the ghosts, demons, troubles, and issues of our past and present.

The thing that I realize about this game was that Pac-Man was designed to have no ending – as long as at least one life was left. Such a profound statement and even more revelation. Trouble is not designed to end but we are designed to realize that we have one life and must make it count.  Then it clicked, just as the bible tells us, “He has made everything beautiful in its time.” That time may not be today or tomorrow, but if we continue to believe in the love God has for us and the promises, we can learn to rest in what he says he will do for us and that is to bless and keep us.

There is no end to trouble but we have been given resources to assist us in dealing with the trouble we face.  It’s important to get clear that we are not to absorb time to seeking the approval of others because that can lend us to unnecessary emotional pain that we are trying to clarify within ourselves.

Two pain free ways that you can rid your life of the trail of emotions that comes with trials is journaling and Pac-Man. Journaling is a great way to get it out and free yourself so that you can move forward knowing that although the challenges are coming, you can break away and release. For me, my second break away was Pac-Man…..it was where I learned how to practice faith in the midst of distractions. Focus in the lifeline (fruit) and keep it moving.

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Join us for Authenti-Scope Session #26 on Facebook Live tonight at 9pm est

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Preacher Bashing…@#overit

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Recent headlines………Pastor Jamal Bryant fathers a child, Worship Leader, Isreal Houghton is involved in a new relationship, Pastor Flow is a sippin saint……enough already…….

Tired of preacher bashing. Real Preachers of Atlanta, LA or where ever have the same options, emotions, temptations, tendencies, as the pew warmers. Separation comes from the lights, cameras, and the benefits of the calling. It still takes the same prayer and decision that pew warmers make to forsake becoming a Thot, weed head, baby daddy or mama, messy Felicia, or addict. In the last 90 days, I’ve encountered the detestable yet human behavior of preachers in the pulpit but am inclined to further place them as well as myself on the altar. Point: People are people filled with the Holy Ghost they are NOT the Holy Ghost. The cross has always been there and if you find yourself out of range in your situation, come closer. #☕️🏊

Listen to Session #26 on Authenti-Scope Friday at 9pm on FB LIVE

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