Dr. Asha Fields Brewer By Dr. Asha Fields Brewer Every season has its proverbial “thing.” For the spring, it’s cleaning. For the summer, it’s traveling and relaxation. For the winter, it’s sharing time with loved ones during the holidays. But fall seems to be “just fall.” If we are intentional,
Dr. Asha Fields Brewer As we return to school, literacy in all its forms will be a major objective for many classrooms. Reading and writing are the traditional forms of literacy that we’re exposed to throughout primary and secondary school. Digital literacy has become a requirement for college campuses. Financial
By Dr. Asha Fields Brewer According to the 2015 Center for Disease Control and Prevention health report, 56.9 percent of Black women over the age of 20 are obese. There are several concerning things here, but let’s focus on just a couple. First, the report did not say our sisters
Dr. Asha Fields Brewer John 4: 6, NIV, shares, “Jacob’s well was there, and Jesus, tired as he was from the journey, sat down by the well. It was about noon.” High noon on a hot summer day can be almost unbearable, from the elevated temperature to the beating rays
Dr. Asha Fields Brewer Ezekiel 36:25, ESV, shares: “I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean from all your uncleanness, and from all your idols I will cleanse you.” Because water surrounds us, and it is readily within our reach, we often take it for granted.
Dr. Asha Fields Brewer History has shifted twice in a matter of months. First, we are learning what “new normal” is as we monitor the impact of a global pandemic. Second, we are creating a new normal as justice rises to the forefront of conversations, policies, news, and city streets.
By Ronald W. Holmes, Ph.D. Special to the Outlook Once upon a time, there was a boy named Jacob. He was very curious about things and often had a lot of dreams. He has dreamt real-life stories about the solar system, careers, numbers, alphabets, continents, animals, birds, and bullying. Ronald
Dr. Asha Fields Brewer Queen Esther is a familiar role model. We know her as a beautiful Jewish woman who replaced Queen Vashti. We also know Esther to be the reason the Jews were saved from being killed. Even with this great resume, one thing that really sticks out about
Dr. Asha Fields Brewer If you feel depressed and anxious right now, you’re not alone. Mental wellness can be challenging to navigate in our everyday lives. Add in a pandemic, lost jobs, homeschooling, fear, and constant reports of gloom and doom, and it’s too much for any of us to
Dr. Asha Fields Brewer Psalm 121:1-2, ESV, encourages, “I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.” We are advised throughout the Book of Psalms to look up when we are in despair, but