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Through the Eyes of Christ

By Dr. Valencia Wiggins

February 1st, 2022: During Black History Month each year I pause to reflect on how God moves and works in so many circumstances to fulfill His purpose. Often the situations seem impossible and oppressive, especially for those who have gone before us and faced challenges that seemed difficult to overcome.

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The Power of Words

By Roy Patterson

February 8th, 2022: I have a special place in my heart for teachers. Their job demands creativity, intelligence, and relentless hope. Mrs. Crosby was amazing. She was young, smart, and fierce. She hated mediocrity and demanded excellence. Her love for us and literature came through. She taught us that words have power.

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A Mother's Faith

By Dr. Eric Moore

February 15th, 2022:On December 20, 1881, Wesley Branch Rickey was born to Jacob and Emily Rickey. Wesley was given his first name after the founder of Methodism, John Wesley. His middle name was taken from Isaiah 11:1, “A shoot will spring up from the stump of Jesse and a ‘branch’ from its roots will bear fruit.”

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My Masterpiece

By Dr. Mary Hendrickson

February 22nd, 2022:When I reflect on Black History Month, I think of a poem I once wrote. It’s dear to my heart because it reminds me of who I am in God’s eyes. I hope you don’t mind if I share it with you, and I pray it reminds you too that we are His beloved children, no matter the color of our skin.

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Black History Month Devotionals - 2022