Pedestals were meant to bring objects up higher, Not for us to place men upon so we can admire. Nor to exalt ourselves above others and say look at me, Or put our lives on display for all the world to see. Who are we except filthy rags washed clean by lamb's blood? Or wretches… Continue reading Pedestals
We have all felt the pain of broken relationships. Such moments have been some of the least enjoyable times of my life but they have been some of the most powerful. It has been during these times that I have been reminded of the ever-present love and comfort of God. I have experienced His faithfulness.… Continue reading The God Who Stays
Last year, I stepped out in obedience and started an inspirational blog, FREE. It has been a labor of love, my therapy, and a place of encouragement. FREE has been a community and a platform for others to share their gifts to uplift others. It has taught me a whole new meaning of what it… Continue reading Happy 1st Year Anniversary!
I’m so far behind. I turn 30 this year and let me tell you, I won’t be making any “30 under 30” lists. Many of you can quickly see how unhelpful lists like that are. However, I did live my late teens and early twenties with a sense of big dreams and big ambitions just… Continue reading Step by Step
As I think about R.E.S.E.T...REST has been heavily on my mind. I was exhausted at the beginning of the school year because I'm an educator. Preparing the classroom, professional developments, lesson planning, adjusting, and getting to know my students had me ready for at least one day off! LOL. I was looking forward to being… Continue reading Rest for Your R.E.S.E.T.
I haven't always felt that I deserved the best of things. In a strange way, I felt it was being haughty or selfish to expect the best of everything. Life's journey had whispered and told me I should just be grateful for what I did have. The truth is I wasn't living my "best life"… Continue reading Worthy
In order to reset, you have to start with yourself. When I first got the concept of RESET, I visualized a refrigerator with a water filter reset button. The image stayed in my head. Then, I heard re-evaluate everything so everything will thrive. While texting a friend recently, the word RESET came back to me very… Continue reading Reset
Rejection is part of life. I have definitely had my share of it. Whether it be familial, in friendships, and even from the outside world, it can either make or break you. Let's face it...it's effects are up to us. We can live a guarded life out of our fear of rejection or take steps… Continue reading The Power of “No”
Have you ever been around someone who is always the victim? Someone whom the world is against and has been betrayed by everyone. Does that sound familiar? Honestly, there have even been seasons of my life in which I felt victimized. Yes, I felt sorry for myself momentarily. Eventually, I had to get it together.… Continue reading A Pitier or A Praiser: Which One Are You?