Author: Dontrell Gilmore

Should Men Cry?

I’ve been in many conversations where men said they would NEVER cry because it means you’re weak. I too used to hold the same belief, so I could somewhat understand the thought process. Now that I’m older and wiser I realize a man crying isn’t a sign of weakness, and it is actually healthy to cry than to bottle up years of strong emotions and feelings. Time, Place, Situation I believe there is a time and place for everything, so don’t hear me say a man should cry in every seemingly sensitive situation. Then that would be the other...

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Do you Kiss Your Son(s)?

When I first found out I was going to be a father to a son I was ecstatic. Before laying eyes on him even once I had already pondered his life on this earth. I thought about the sports he would play, journeys he would embark on, friends he would have, would He serve the God of the Bible and accept Christ as his Lord and Savior, and how I would play a role in all these things. In all of my thinking one question had me stomped...would I kiss him? Early Observations Growing up I was only kissed...

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Devotion to Family Devotionals

Do you find yourself focused more on the cares of this world than the cares the Lord has placed before you? For example when you wake up in the morning what’s the first thing you do after gaining alertness (or maybe even before gaining alertness)? Do you immediately reach for your smartphone to check notifications, or do you immediately fall to your face to seek God’s face before you start the day? I wish I can say I fall on my knees to seek God, but the truth is most days I reach for the smartphone to see what...

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Do You Lead Your Wife in Daily Devotions?

I remember when I used to consistently study God’s Word and pray with my wife. Being together ten years now a lot has changed in that department. We just don't seek God together the way we used to, and I see how the richness of our relationship as husband and wife is slowly diminishing. Sure we pray together, attend church together, study the bible together, but what we do now is equivalent to a crumb as we used to eat the whole loaf. The downward spiral from devotion to little or no devotion was a slow one for us....

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