YUNION

Just Be A real One

“π˜›π˜©π˜¦π˜³π˜¦ π˜ͺ𝘴 𝘯𝘰 𝘴𝘢𝘀𝘩 𝘡𝘩π˜ͺ𝘯𝘨 𝘒𝘴 𝘒 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘦𝘀𝘡 𝘱𝘒𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘡. 𝘚𝘰 𝘫𝘢𝘴𝘡 𝘣𝘦 𝘒 𝘳𝘦𝘒𝘭 𝘰𝘯𝘦.”⁣
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πŸ”ΉParents, you don’t have to be perfect. Your child just needs you to be honest and authentic. As parents, it’s ok to give ourselves the green light to make mistakes in the very same way we should give our kids permission to do the same. ⁣
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πŸ”ΉThere is freedom in not being perfect and in not expecting yourself to be perfect. If we were to survey our children they would tell us they don’t desire for us to be perfect either, they just want you to be real.⁣
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πŸ”ΉAdults are only human too. We all make mistakes and are figuring out this thing called parenting as we go. As long as we continue to do our best and learn from our slip ups – that’s all anyone could ask for.⁣
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πŸ”ΉFar too often, parents tend to judge other parents and think that it’s okay to have an opinion regarding how they are choosing to raise their children. Rather than putting each other down, we have to stand together and support one another. ⁣
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Where are all the perfectly imperfect parents at? Give us a wave down in the comments! πŸ‘‹ We are all in this together, supporting one another through this community.

NEWCC Equitable Internet Initiative

February 9, 2017

The Yunion is dedicated to providing you with community resources in line with our goals of Loving Youth and Uniting Families. Β We are excited to share information with you about FREE high-speed internet coming to the North EndΒ through theΒ NEWCC Equitable Internet Initiative (EII)!Β Β OUR PARTICIPANTS MUST…

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20th Century FOX | This Is Us

January 25, 2017

Shalom everyone! I’ve been wanting to share with you some good news regarding the emotional episode of NBC’s This Is Us titled β€œThe Trip” that included a martial arts school scene that was inspired by my teachings at The Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy.…

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Dead Weight or Living Weight?

December 15, 2016

Let the dead bury the dead. – Yahusha Hamashiach (Jesus Christ) Although a dead and living body weighs the same, there’s a noticeable difference when lifting the two. Have you ever had to lift someone who was unconscious? It takes a lot of effort because…

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A Year of Tears & Cheers: A Reconfirmation of My Calling

December 5, 2016

This morning as I meditated, God’s Spirit took me back to the years when I ran from His calling, to when I first answered His call (1990-1997). Although He confirmed through dreams, visions, His word and my fruit that He wanted me to be His…

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Not Consumed

December 2, 2016

β€œThe angel of the LORD appeared to Moses in a blazing fire from theΒ midst of a bush; and he looked and behold; theΒ bush was burningΒ with fire,Β but the bush wasΒ not consumed.” – Exodus 3:2 Have you ever felt like you were in the midst of a…

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Saving Our Youth

November 23, 2016

“Go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you.” – Yahusha HΓ‘Mashiach (Jesus Christ)/ The Great Commission One…

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Now Available: Breaking Through Emotional Barriers

September 29, 2016

Jason Wilson has spent 14 years helping African-American boys become men. It was a viral video of a session at his Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy (CATTA) in Detroit, however, that got the nation to take immediate notice of his amazing work. What is…

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Emotional Release & Rest for Men

September 28, 2016

Since our second videoΒ went viral globally, I’ve received literally hundreds of emails, messages and calls from men across the world who are hurting from not being able to say they are hurting. My BMe Community brother Odis Bellinger was accurate when he stated, β€œMen are…

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GoFundMe: Saving Boys

August 3, 2016

Shalom! We are truly blown away by the outpouring of love and encouragement we have received since our videoΒ “Working Through Emotional Barriers”Β wentΒ viral! Β It’s beyond encouraging to hear your heartfelt phone calls, read your thought-provoking emails, and receive your sacrificial donations.Β  It’s not only spiritually sobering…

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Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

February 14, 2016

I’ve been mentoring youth since 2003 through the Yunion, a non profit organization that serves youth and families in Metro Detroit. In 2008 I created theΒ Cave of Adullam male character strengthening system to help black boys and young men overcome unresolved anger, ADHD symptoms, the…

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Quick Start, Not Quick Finish

December 14, 2015

This morning at the gym I planned to do my typical 10 minute mile of cardio on the Elliptical machine, but as soon as I started moving, the Lord says, β€œToday I want you to do cardio until the timer stops.” I was hoping the…

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Reclaiming God’s Rest from Your Grind

November 14, 2015

I originally recorded this video devotion for men because so many of us are literally dying from the grind of life. However after recording, it became evident, that this message is for both genders. I pray this short video devotion will expose the schemes of…

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The Lack of Sexual Self Control

November 12, 2015

Now David’s son Absalom had a beautiful sister named Tamar. And Amnon, her half brother, fell desperately in love with her. Amnon became so obsessed with Tamar that he became ill. – 2 Samuel 13:1-2 Many of us men have become so obsessed with the…

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Delayed Discipline

May 11, 2015

Because the sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil.Β – Ecclesiastes 8:11 In the recent years, we’ve seen this scripture fulfilled when young men riot because a judgment…

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Pulled Over But Poised

February 25, 2015

Two nights ago while taking one of my students home, I was pulled over by two Warren Michigan police vehicles for “allegedly” speeding (35 in a 30 mph zone). My student says, “You weren’t speeding.” I tell him, “This is not the time to be…

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Baby Toys & Raising Boys

February 19, 2015

“When I was a child, I spoke like a child, think, reason like a child; when I became a man, I put away childish things.” – 1 Corinthians 13:11 OneΒ morning as I prepared my 7 year old son’s breakfast, I noticed that he was still…

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