Some things seemingly go without saying and other things just DON'T! Why is the notion and concept of BLACK LIVES being important lost upon the broader society? While we can draw a parallel and link between what has, in fact and indeed, eroded the soul of the racist American patriarchy that most have come to associate as “the land of the free” which paradoxically is the very homestead of the voiceless, the unheard, the marginalized, and exploited black people. It is indeed exhausting to consider that as black people we must defend our very existence in a land for which...
(Pictured above: Belle Rain designing hats for Never 2 Fly 2 Pray)
In times of challenge we must look at the opportunity that exists in each moment for growth, restoration, and transformation. Within this time of pandemic there are many devastating realities that have surfaced. However, as with most all adversity, within it lies a seed of hope and opportunity. For our family, this has been a time to refocus and bind together all the more. It has also been a time to prioritize our inner and outer health and healing. We are being all the more thoughtful about what we consume and we are finding new ways to connect with those we love, with social-distancing measure in place.
Proverbs 29:18 states, "Where there is no vision, the people perish."
As a brand, Never 2 Fly 2 Pray has always held a clear vision of who we are and the message we are looking to spread through our designs and through every promotional effort for which we engage. The year 2020 is no exception. Never 2 Fly 2 Pray remains completely aligned to the purpose of sharing the message of the power of prayer. While the year 2020 is well underway, we have much of the year before us.
pictured above - Jeffrey Lee (founder) & Pastor E in the special Valentine's Day "Did You Thank GOD for Waking You Up?" release
One may wonder or think what does love have to do with a brand like Never 2 Fly 2 Pray, but I would like to give this notion context. The will to love is the determination and conviction one holds to demonstrate love and compassion to another even within the most inconvenient of circumstances. The will to love is a position and state of being one is fixed within regardless of the realities that surround it. Ultimately, the will to love is the very love that GOD shows us by accepting us freely in all of our humanness.