When you're hurting, the advice is to "give it time". Time heals all wounds, right? What no one tells you is that time alone isn't enough. Healing has to be intentional. They also don't tell you that healing is not easy. It hurts. For those of you who can wake up one day, truly unbothered … Continue reading Healing Hurts (but it’s worth it)
I Quit. I threw my hands up and said "I don't want to do it anymore". I'm tired. I'm confused. I'm frustrated. I'm emotional. My feelings are hurt.I feel stupid. I. Give. Up. I'm done trying. I'm throwing in the towel. Moving forward. Don't care anymore. Forget it. Over it. *insert shrug emoji* And on … Continue reading I Gave Up & God Took Over
Let me begin by mentioning that I am not yet unbothered by the uncertainties of life. I do not have this all figured out, but in efforts to achieve peace, I've decided share about my journey. I'm unsure what God is doing in my life. There are things I thought He showed me about my … Continue reading Unbothered by Uncertainty
"Cast your cares on Him for He cares for you."1 Peter 5:7 Lately this line has been on repeat in my mind. As I think about the season I'm in, I'm frequently reminded that I don't have to have all the answers. I don't have to figure everything out today. I don't have to worry … Continue reading Growing in God: He Cares for You
"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
"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