Yesterday was my sister's birthday. The last time I was able to sing Happy Birthday to her was 1999. Losing her was the most difficult experience of my life. In an instant, our lives were changed forever. I went through some dark moments. Though I was hurt from the depth of my soul, God still … Continue reading Life Lessons….
On the 27th, I posted: We can focus on what we don't have or we can focus on what we do have. Life may not look the way we want, but we should love ourselves and appreciate the fact that we have been given one more day to get it together...one more day to make … Continue reading Thankful, Grateful & Truly Blessed
Coming off of a turbulent weekend, I found myself in deep thought multiple times today. I had to pull myself from this deep sadness and I didn't know why. I wondered if Saturday's event had stirred up old emotions but it hadn't. After I wrote my blog yesterday, I was okay because I shared my … Continue reading God’s Plans
This week started pretty rocky. I received tough news, coached people and prayed through some tough moments and it's only Tuesday. My heart is heavy and I feel a little overwhelmed yet all is still well. I had to remind myself, life is short, make the most of it. Then I changed it and said, … Continue reading Life…
Two days ago I watched my friend lay her husband to rest. At our age, mid 40s, who's prepared to bury their husband? No one! When tragedy strikes it is a reminder that life is precious and that we cannot take one moment for granted. When tragedy strikes and takes out one of the kindest, … Continue reading A Life Well Lived
When I wrote the 1st blog about Divine Discomfort, I didn't realize that it was only the beginning of my discomfort. Lately, I have been under attack: my name and my character. You know, the kind of things that could potentially affect people's perception of who I am. I can remember sitting in my office … Continue reading Divine Discomfort, Pt. 2
The sermon: Tonight, I listened to a sermon on love and what it means. Condensed version: When you truly love the Lord and love others, you give your all. You give them so much more than bare minimum. You give your very best. You love at your maximum capacity. Instantly, the sermon stirred something in … Continue reading Love: Say it, show it, cherish it ❤
As the new year approached, I committed to growing deeper in my relationship with God; making stronger connections with fellow believers; sharing more and encouraging more; sharing my testimony; and believing deep down in my soul that greater is here. I will honestly tell you that trials & tribulations caused me to shy away at … Continue reading Late In the Midnight Hour…
1 Samuel 15:22 reminds us that the Lord delights in our obedience and it is better for us to obey than sacrifice. Over the past few years, I've noticed that many Christians start the year by fasting and praying for 21 days, 30 days and some even 40 days. That's awesome however, I have also … Continue reading To Fast or Not to Fast: Either Way, Obey!
A new year always brings new resolutions, new goals and new commitments. Far too often these things are short lived. In this season, I want to encourage you and others to remember that it is not how we start but how we finish. We must stop leaning on our own strength and seek strength in … Continue reading New Beginnings