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?
In a world full of imposters,In a world full of fake.In a world that hates to love,And loves to hate. In a world that is thirsty,In a world overtly ridden with sin.In a world that approves an eye for an eye,And feels it's ok to betray our next of kin. In a world that shuns… Continue reading Elevate
“In the same way, the Holy Spirit helps us when we are weak. We don't know what we should pray for. But the Spirit himself prays for us. He prays with groans too deep for words.” - Romans 8:26 NIRV “Your tongue has the power of life and death.” - Proverbs 18:21 NIRV “In the… Continue reading Don’t Let Your Hurt Speak For You
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’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
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?
"So he got up from the table, took off his robe, wrapped a towel around his waist, and poured water into a basin. Then, he began to wash the disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel he had around him...After washing their feet, he put on his robe again and sat down and asked, “Do… Continue reading Dirty Feet