Photo by Leon Macapagal on Pexels.com The mistakes you've made do not change the fact that God has a plan for your life. The enemy and others will try to tell you otherwise. It's simple. Repent and move forward. He STILL wants to use you. You can't change what's behind you but you can make… Continue reading Keep Going
Photo by nappy on Pexels.com During this pandemic, I have become emotionally exhausted. The unending stories of injustice, police brutality, ineffective government, and the lack of empathy, have been overwhelming. I never watch the news because we are fed bad news over and over again. It is very depressing. As a woman of color and… Continue reading Pack Light
A dose of grace is all it takes to dry the tears on a grieving mother's face. A dose of grace is all it takes to bring a prodigal home,To soothe a soul lying awake at night who feels it's all alone. A dose of grace is all it takes to make sin blinded eyes… Continue reading A Dose of Grace
For the past few months, I have not been very inspired to write. My plate has been full. During moments like these, it can be a challenge to stop and find beauty around us especially amid a pandemic. I have forced myself to get out and take in some sunshine. One afternoon, my husband and… Continue reading Help is on the Way!
We are all different. God has each of us on our own unique path. He is working on and in us the way He desires in His own timing. What He is doing in your life right now may look very different than what He may be doing in someone else's life. That doesn't mean… Continue reading Embrace Your Journey
While in the rehabilitation hospital after my surgeries in 2016, I was surrounded by signs that read, "Call Don't Fall". It reminded me of Romans 10:13, "For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved." Initially, this can apply to when we accept the Lord into our lives but I want… Continue reading Call…Don’t Fall!
In loving memory of my dear cousin and friend, Catina, who went home to be with the Lord, April 20, 2020. Thanks Catina for showing me what it truly means to have defiant hope and an "Even If" testimony. On Resurrection Sunday, I listened to a very powerful message preached by Pastor Bryan Jarrett at… Continue reading “Even If”
There was once a river that stood on its own,That was born in a manger whose feet the Earth roamed. Who grew up in stature, in wisdom, and truth,Who taught with authority from the days of His youth. Who astonished great scholars and teachers alike,Who made many men wonder and even dislike. At whose name… Continue reading The River
The other day, I was discussing eagles with a friend. We discussed how the mother eagle lines the nest with thorns, rocks, and other sharp materials. After she lays the foundation of the nest with these kinds of uncomfortable objects, she lines it with softer materials such as feathers and anything she can find. In… Continue reading The Thorns
2 Corinthians 3:17 New International Version (NIV) 17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. I have always been a very forward, quirky, and spontaneous person. I believe in being honest and sharing my heart. I believe that we should be able to be our true,… Continue reading The Freedom of the Father