Yes, I’m Praying for You, But I’m Also Feeling for You

Going Beyond Intercession to Step Into Someone Else’s Spiritual Shoes Kimberly N. Alleyne The Harvest Magazine, Publisher and Editor Prayer changes things. It’s true. If you need to scale a wall, or crumble one to ashes, prayer is just the weapon to use. I pray about everything, even the tiniest details. I pray about the […]

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Why Fasting During Lent Is Probably Easier Than Keeping A New Year’s Resolution

Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, a season of fasting and abstinence for Christian denominations all over the world. This premise is not unlike the one underlying New Year’s resolutions, and yet only eight percent of Americans stick to their resolutions compared to 65 percent of Christians who stick to Lenten fasts and promises. So […]

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Valley of Guilt

The Guise of Guilt, Shame and Condemnation

Escaping the Enemy’s Territory Kimberly N. Alleyne The Harvest Magazine, Publisher and Editor Are you guilty? When I lived in the Hudson Valley of New York, I worked for a public relations agency that was situated in a rural part of the county that I called home for five years. The narrow, two-lane road to the office […]

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Religious or Spiritual

Poll: Religious or Spiritual? Is There A Difference?

The Harvest Magazine Staff Study Says Millennials Are Less Religious Than Older Individuals—What Does That Mean? [tweetthis]What is the difference being religious and spiritual?[/tweetthis] The Pew Research Center recently released findings of its 2014 Religious Landscape Study, which found that millennials “are much less likely than older Americans to pray or attend church regularly or to consider […]

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Five Reasons You’re Still Single

Kimberly N. Alleyne The Harvest Magazine, Publisher and Editor We know God is always with us. Even during those times when we feel most alone, He is there. He has to be there because He cannot contradict Himself. Admittedly, there are instances where it is easier to feel His presence — when we have hope in […]

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The Freedom of Emptiness

Reflective Essay I thought it was poetically fitting that the first day after my 40-day fast ended was a beautiful one. An almost cloudless sky greeted me Thursday morning, Feb. 12, and a bright sun with a hint of spring warmth hugged my cheek. During my 40-day journey, I had wondered how I would change. […]

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The Harvest Magazine Is Here!

Whether you stumbled here unintentionally or you were directed here, welcome, welcome, welcome! This new blog is a content companion to the forthcoming The Harvest Magazine, which will be launching soon. The Harvest blog is a forum for spirituality, religion, culture, and the Church. We’ll write about how all or some of these themes intersect, […]

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