The past few days have been a whirlwind. We have been bombarded with news about the deadly Coronavirus. Schools have closed and made preparations to take instruction online. There is a shortage of toilet paper, disinfecting wipes, and bottled water. People are wearing masks and gloves. It reminds me of some of the scary movies… Continue reading Are We Listening? Are We Ready?
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
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
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?
In my life, I have experienced times of great joy and peace. However, there have also been times of great pain, suffering, and chaos. One of those times occurred during the recovery period after my second surgery, I found myself in the greatest physical pain of my life. It was excruciating. I was lying in… Continue reading Offer It Up (Lay It All Down)
One of my pet peeves is being ignored. There is nothing more irritating than calling, texting, or speaking to someone and them not answering knowing you are talking to them. If it bothers me, I can only imagine how the Father feels when He is speaking and we fail to answer. I'm guilty of ignoring… Continue reading Will You Answer?
When you seem to find yourself in the darkest of the night, And your soul yearns deeply for the smallest glimpse of light. When you're alone and no one seems to hear although you shout,And the foundation beneath you is shaken, filling you with doubt. While friends as if you're Job are saying, "Just curse… Continue reading On the Eve of Breakthrough
Life can be very interesting. It has a way of hitting you over the head and opening your eyes. A few years ago, I got an eye-opener. I realized that a great part of my life had been spent building and salvaging relationships. From a young age, I have always had to be the one… Continue reading What Triggers You?
Fall is my favorite season. It is representative of the transition from the smoldering heat of summer to the cold of winter. Now, I am speaking from an ideal perspective. However, I live in Texas so it usually doesn't happen that way. It is not unusual for fall to have 90-degree weather but due to… Continue reading Deciduous or Evergreen: Which One Are You?