Never Take Fun For Granted

Never Take Fun For Granted

During NFL Draft week in Dallas, TX, we had the honor and privilege to serve the St. Philip’s School and Community Center. VINCENT COUNTRY along with our selfless sponsors and volunteers sowed intentional seeds of fun. A child’s ability to have fun is extremely important. We must never take fun for granted. If children do not see adults having fun, what do they have to look forward to?  A child’s eyes capture their outlook on their future. Our objective was to create a carefree SAFE ZONE of activities the children could...
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A Life Lesson Children Can Grow From

A Life Lesson Children Can Grow From

Children learn how to become adults by watching adults. The greatest influence in shaping this development are the adults they spend the most time with. As parents our priority is not only to govern ourselves accordingly, but ensure the other adults we allow around our children are individuals they can model after too. It is a rarity that a community of people do not play a role in raising children. Especially when parents work and have responsibilities outside the home....
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It’s All Good

It’s All Good

When you have multiple children, you learn quickly; parenting requires a customized approach for each child. Of course, you have your core values. Those are the consistent threads that are woven through out every aspect of your parenting. Every day in the process requires flexibility, because no one child is the same. In VINCENT COUNTRY, our faith, rooted in Jesus Christ, is at the center of everything. It is the cornerstone...
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Herb Buttermilk Biscuits w/ Honey Lemon Butter

Herb Buttermilk Biscuits w/ Honey Lemon Butter

Providing comfort with food as the vessel is how I love people to life. Nothing says comfort like hot buttermilk biscuits. I cannot help but think about Martin and “his momma’s biscuits”!  We all have a food from our childhood that makes us hum and a do a little gig. There are not many ingredients in biscuits. However, the preparation of making the dough is where the results will bear success or failure. Whenever possible do not skimp on the quality of your ingredients. Food goes into...
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Choose To Be Great

Choose To Be Great

God will make the most out of the least. After all His power is revealed in our weakness – II Corinthians 12:9. People (well intentioned logical people) will try to talk you out of your courage to press beyond what you consider to be a limitation. God usually chooses the person least likely to achieve. He is not limited by your limitations. God always causes us to see who we really are before He uses us. You...
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Touched by the Spirit of History

Touched by the Spirit of History

By Desiré Vincent Levy. Partially excerpted from aclu.org Earlier this year, I, along with my parents and husband DeAndre, travelled to Alabama with the Faith and Politics Institute for Congressman John Lewis’ Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage. We visited civil rights monuments in Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama, before heading to Selma to commemorate Bloody Sunday. As we reflected on the...
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