"Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like. But whoever looks … Continue reading Growing in God: Obedience. Discipline. Self-Control.
Four times in the past week, He's reminded me of the same message. God's timing is PERFECT. I want to use this moment to share how He's been speaking this to me and share what's on my heart regarding the topic. Tuesday, April 28 - I've had the same electric keyboard (piano) since I was … Continue reading His Perfect Timing
What's holding you back? I don't mean what external factors are keeping you from progressing. I'm not talking about the financial barriers, the lack of time, or the attitudes of others that may slow you down. Our circumstances change, people come and go, we have winning seasons, and we suffer losses, too. Because our circumstances … Continue reading Internal Battles
I am a SURVIVOR. A survivor of suicide. A survivor of abuse. And a survivor of so much more. I’ve been through a lot, BUT GOD! I'm beginning to see how my trials and tribulations are for my GOOD. God has been revealing the WHY to me. Why I had to go through what I went through, and … Continue reading But God….
"Coping is DEALING with an issue, Healing is working THROUGH it. Coping is the reliance on short term fixes while healing is the reliance on long term actions that bring permanent wholeness. Are you healing or are you coping?"LaShawntelle Carson-Pops, Founder of REVIVE Mental Health Organization Inc. Life is hard at times. We face challenges … Continue reading Healing vs. Coping
What. A. Day! Today was extremely chaotic, but now that it has started to die down, I am in awe of God's grace. I'd like to take a moment to share with you all how He has had my back all day, even when most of these predicaments are one's I put myself in. To … Continue reading Testimony: He Has Our Backs!
A little over a year ago I uprooted my life from the only place I’d ever known to move 2,000 miles to Texas. I felt like it was the best choice after college, but in order to get here quickly and effectively, I took a job that didn’t require a degree at all. Day after … Continue reading Testimony: When Closed Doors OPEN
How often do we question God? Act as though we don't trust Him? Act as if He has never done a single good thing for us? How often do we go through our every day lives and never even stop to thank Him for even the small things He's doing in those very moments? How … Continue reading When God Came Through
Lately, God has been pushing me to write more about what I'm currently in rather than waiting until I've overcome it to share the struggle - so here I am. He recently revealed to me that there is a spirit of envy dwelling within me. This is something no one wants to admit about themselves … Continue reading Envy: A silent killer
In my last post, Single, Celibate & Struggling (Part 1), I talked about many of the reasons why I've decided to wait until I'm married to have sex. While I am standing firm in my commitment, waiting is no less of a struggle. Even with all of the benefits that come with waiting, I can … Continue reading Single, Celibate & Struggling: The challenges of waiting (Part 2)