We Are One No Matter What Color: Unity Beyond Race & Differences

“I have given them the glory that You gave me, that they may be one as We are one— I in them and You in Me — so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that You sent Me and have loved them even as You have loved Me.” – Jesus’ prayer (in John 17:22-23)

No matter what society says, no matter what we see in the news God’s children are one in Christ. No matter the color of our skin we are sisters and brothers, made in God’s love for a purpose – we’re better together as His family. God’s love is unconditional and with our different races and colors we show His creativity and intent for this world – we’re His masterpiece! Let’s live at peace and appreciate one another and stand up against darkness that has tried to divide and set us against each other since the beginning and throughout history.

Shout out to my friend and brother Joo Chan who I met at Christ for the Nations while we were taking vocal lessons – I’m so inspired by him! He’s a passionate singer with a heart for God and people and just dropped his first EP “Process”, woooo! Check out his page Joochan.com and be inspired by his amazing sound and words. He came to the U.S. from Korea and went to Israel for the summer and played and ministered to people and is a true example of breaking barriers of culture to reach his fellow sisters and brothers. Keep on sharing your gifts and heart Joo Chan! Love you bro (and thanks for taking time to play at our video shoot. Thanks also Cordell Franklin for your amazing heart and gift in cinematography)!

Love has already won and we are His warriors who battle from His victory against both spiritual darkness and groups who are lost in bondage & inexcusable mindsets. We stand up against hate and fight for love by taking action and being the change we want to see – sometimes that’s in sharing your gifts, having conversations with people who are different, creating movements and activism, speaking up through whatever platform you have, and coming together to strategize how we can stop history from repeating itself.

Let’s show the world what real unity is by serving our neighborhoods and uniting in making a difference. None of us have all the answers but together with God’s wisdom we are the answer – no matter what we are one. 1️⃣- Juene Fleurmond, Editor of DreaminSoul.com

Dreaming of Love Series: Love Is Everything – Join Me On a Journey of Discovery

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“I have found the one my heart loves…” God’s Love is everything. It was a few years ago when I had a life-changing experience that rocked my world. I found myself waking up in the back of an ambulance and then in the hospital after passing out at my house and was scared of what was happening.

After having one anxious thought after the other a calm came over me and I experienced wave after wave of God’s presence and love like I never had before. He soothed my fears away and said through an electric encounter, if you only knew [how much He loved us] and how love on this Earth is just a glimpse of how He intended our love to be. I found His love in a way I never had before and ever since then I want MORE. The whole experience is too WHOA to be captured in a single post but I will be sharing more of it on the Dreaming of Love series here at DreaminSoul.com, stay tuned for more…

When you find Love – the kind of love that’s unconditional, passionate and everlasting you’ve found everything you need. Love finds us and brings us to our purpose in life – to be forever united with Him… – Julene Fleurmond, Editor of Dream in Soul Magazine

Stay tuned for more from the We Dream of Love Series on Dream in Soul

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I have this song on rotation on my worship playlist and am so inspired by it. Colin and Paige Edge are a couple who are worship leaders at my church and their music is so refreshing. Take a listen and click here to check out their album “Break Heaven Open” on iTunes.

Inspiration and Music Pick: To the Dreamers from For King and Country

For King and Country’s song “To the Dreamers” as a noble tribute to those wide-eyed hopeful believers who dream and gives encouragement to keep on keeping on…

You can get the latest album “Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.” including the hit single “Fix My Eyes” on iTunes here and visit www.forkingandcountry.com to keep up with the guys on social media or on tour.

Check out our feature on For King and Country and more of their music on our youth and young adults’ section SOAR:

Music Spotlight & Inspiration: Fix My Eyes & Without You from For King and Country and the Story Behind the Songs Music Spotlight & Inspiration: Fix My Eyes & Without You from For King and Country and the Story Behind the Songs

“The things of Earth are dimming in the light of Your glory and grace – I’ll set my sights upon Heaven I’m fixing my eyes on You…”

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“To The Dreamers” Lyrics

We’re beat up but won’t be broken
Lonesome but always searching
Homesick but nobody’s heading home soon
Keep on, keeping on, keeping on

Long days and too many short nights
And wrong ways that almost felt right
Lovesick but nobody’s holding you
Keep on, keeping on, keeping on
So sing along, sing along, sing along… Yeah

[Chorus:]
To the dreamers
Wide-eyed believers
Hanging onto hope by a thread
To the soulful
Heart open hopeful
Keep on charging ahead
‘Cause, when you feel it, once you see it, and you breathe it
It’s unforgettable
When you know it, once you know it, and you hold it
It’s unforgettable

God knows you question your courage
And some days I can’t walk for stumbling
If we could only see what we’re becoming

Keep on, keeping on, keeping on
So sing along, sing along, sing along… Yeah
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The Wait: DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good Interview on Love and Patience




“Be patient, work on yourself…what is your purpose? Be passionate about that and get yourself ready because when God brings you the right person you have to then be able to receive them…no person is going to be able to fill you up.” – DeVon Franklin

Being a twenty-something myself, love is one of the most popular topics among my peers and I (and the theme of many a Facebook status update announcing friends’ engagements and nuptials and reminding singles of their status – thanks alot Mark Zuckerberg;).

For our first Dreaming of Love Inspiration Interview I spoke to DeVon Franklin who is Senior Vice President of Columbia Tristar Pictures and author of the bestselling book Produced by Faith (one of my favorite books about pursuing your purpose and divine dreams featured previously on Dream in Soul, and his wife Meagan Good a talented actress from movies such as “Jumping the Broom” and “Think Like a Man.” In the first part of their interview they give advice to singles on purpose and preparing for a mate, and talk about the book they are writing together on waiting.

Stay tuned for more from DeVon and Meagan and other inspiration and resources on relationships in the Dreaming of Love Series at DreaminSoul.com.






Last year DeVon and Meagan shared their story and advice to other couples and singles at a special service “Kingdom Love” at One Church International hosted by Pastor Touré Roberts (author of the book Purpose Awakening). Watch them share their hearts in a raw and real way below:

More from the Dreaming of Love Series Coming Soon! Be inspired by these posts on Love and Waiting:

A Note from Dream in Soul Editor Julene

God writes the best #Love stories – you don’t have to strive, compare, or hold on to someone who doesn’t treat you how you’re worth. You are worthy not because of the physical or material, anything you did or didn’t but because of Whose you are…

You’re already affirmed by He who wonderfully made you in and for Love. When He desires to bring people together in & on purpose He will do it intricately, strikingly and beautifully beyond anything we can imagine or dream for reasons deeper than we realize. Keep your eyes on Him – He’s our true eternal prize. There is no greater Love. – Julene Fleurmond, Editor of Dream in Soul

More from the Editor’s Journal:

How He Loves…Always

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He loves me?

Sometimes experiencing what we call romance in this world leaves us wondering what love truly is. You feel that happy pounding and patter in your chest when he reveals a bouquet of roses and candy. Getting hurt though can peel away the layers of our hearts, like someone plucking the petals from a flower…

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Want some more inspiration on Dreams and Purpose? Check out these past Dream in Soul Interviews:

A Shining Living Miracle: Interview & Inspiration from Life Coach & Speaker Evelina Solis of Sol2Soul

A Shining Living Miracle: Interview & Inspiration from Life Coach & Speaker Evelina Solis of Sol2Soul

Evelina inspires others to surrender to God and live with purpose in the darker places of life…

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Art Lessons From God: Interview with Visual Artist Tony Snipes Founder of ALFG & Kreative Kingdom

Art Lessons From God: Interview with Visual Artist Tony Snipes Founder of ALFG & Kreative Kingdom

Tony Snipes, a visual artist and founder of Kreative Kingdom, gives advice to other artists on discovering their creative purpose…

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SOAR Interview With Jenna Lucado Bishop - Dreaming On In Life & Faith

SOAR Interview With Jenna Lucado Bishop – Dreaming On In Life & Faith

Jenna Lucado Bishop talks about her role on the Revolve Tour and gives advice on God-given dreams and serving Him right where you are…

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Charting Out the Master's Plan: Interview with Kirk Franklin On His Book The Blueprint

Charting Out the Master’s Plan: Interview with Kirk Franklin On His Book The Blueprint

Kirk Franklin speaks to Dream in Soul about The Blueprint for standing firm in life’s storms…

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Editor’s Journal: You Were Made to Flourish Even In the Wilderness

Through any trial you’ve been through, the harvest and lives you can impact because of what you endured is greater than the dry season you experienced. You may have been squeezed by circumstances & confused by people who seemed to leave your life – but it had purpose beyond what you can see.

In my quiet time I heard “the desert purified your praise and depth of your love.” I know it’s a word of encouragement for someone else too. Restoration and new beginnings – that’s what I believe for you this year and beyond…

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”

You survived and are stronger, your spirit is more resilient than you know. Suddenly surprises & the fruition of dreams & tears you sowed lay ahead…it’s winter but springs are coming, baby! Seek your Father and you’ll find Love, fulfillment, clarity, direction, new creativity & all you need… Your story is powerful and sharing it can influence the lives of many, bringing refreshing hope to others. Dreams bloom in due season for purposes deeper than you can imagine and you were made to Flourish for such a time as this – dare to step boldly into your purpose and nourish your divine dreams…

– Julene, Editor DreaminSoul.com

Below – Dream in Soul Creative Expression: Be Inspired by a Poem I Wrote As Encouragement for Dreamers On Overcoming and Understanding the Wilderness