ericaism

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about attending the wedding of Kirk Franklin‘s daughter, which Kirk himself officiated. She says it was a beautiful affair because Kirk was so honest about what marriage is and what it isn’t. Erica also says its easy to look at the world and assume marriage isn’t […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell shares how she learned that it’s important to give without second thought. She reads from the book of Luke, “with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.” She talks about growing up around a bunch of givers; people who would give ceaselessly without […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about a time when she was younger and not acting right, and needed to apologize to someone. She didn’t know how to go about it, and really just wanted to pretend it never happened. But there’s a scripture in the bible that talks about forgiveness, which […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about receiving messages from some of the young people she counsels when they’re brokenhearted about how somebody makes them feel. She says in these cases she reminds that person that we are always fighting the enemy, not the person that has made them feel a negative […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell reflects on a list of accomplishments that she and her sister compiled in hopes of achieving as Mary Mary. Some things on the list include doing a live recording, singing at Carnegie Hall and performing at the Kennedy Center. Recently, Mary Mary was invited to sing their […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell discusses a book by her friend Sheila Walsh, entitled “5 Minutes With Jesus.” In the book, she encourages us to try to find time even in the midst of our hectic lives, to spend time with Jesus. Even if it’s 5 minutes, Erica says, it will make such […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about the importance of valuing time. She even pulls from the scriptures of the bible that talk about being on time to events and meetings. We joke around a lot, she notes, about things like “colored people time,” but the truth about being late is that […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about falling in love with and having a desire to know Jesus at a young age. “He always has been, always will be the answer,” she says. She talks about the fact that Jesus is gracious savior. It is evident in the bible that Jesus was […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about the fact that we teach our kids to say thank you when they are given things, and are diligent in staying on top of them as they learn to cultivate that habit. However, Erica says, we don’t do so for ourselves. Often, in our adult […]

In today’s Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about feeling empathy for a person that people might say bad things about. For instance, she cites situations where a person might meet a person and vibe well with them until they hear a bunch of other negative people saying things about that person. She reads several scriptures that […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about a gem of a post she came across on social media: “ten ways to love.” Love is a complicated thing, and, as Erica points out, it’s easier to do the wrong thing. We often have to work harder to make their right choices, but this […]

In this edition of the Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about our tendency to engage in acceptable deception. These are moments when someone asks us for our feedback, and we lie in order to protect their feelings, instead of simply being honest and speaking our truth in love. There’s a difference, Erica explains, between this loving […]