The Holy Spirit hit me. Well more like, He told me to kneel and pray. I did. I promise, I woke up the next day with WAY better goals.
I know, I know, I haven't been blogging lately. I'm still adjusting to life as a working momma. It hasn't been easy. For awhile there, I just gave up all of the maintenance. Laundry piled up for weeks, messes scattering rooms, more than that, I hadn't flipped a Bible page, I missed a few church … Continue reading My Best Advice
It's been a year since I was baptized. This is a significant landmark in my testimony because I knew my heart had to be in the right place for something so significant. I'd never been baptized before because I wasn't ready for the commitment. Commitment is a tough one. In the past, I had a … Continue reading A Year Later
As you may know, Hurricane Dorian made the islands of the Bahamas its victim. The hot waters of the Atlantic Ocean strengthened the storm as it slowed down to gain every bit of energy it could. It seemed as though this hurricane had a goal. A goal to destroy. The result has been devastation. Not … Continue reading Hurricane Dorian’s Social Commentary
American culture centers around the idea of being a leader. We're convinced that leaders are intelligent (both academically and emotionally), valuable, and desirable. Consequently, to label somebody as a follower is to insult their intelligence, value and desirability. We don't believe we can trust followers the way we trust leaders because they're just not commanding. … Continue reading On Being a Leader vs. a Follower
Does life feel dull? You are going through the motions, nothing exciting is happening, so you're just waiting for something really good or really bad to happen. Your relationships, your job, your hobbies, even your walk with God feel very still. Life's so still, it's stale! The plateaus have a way of churning unrest in … Continue reading Hit That Reset Button
Just a friendly reminder to be patient: To be patient with those around you. They will get there. To be patient with yourself. You will get there. To be patient with God? Wait on God. Be His servant--a server--a waiter who does what is asked when it is asked. Patience is preparation. Patience is understanding. … Continue reading Patience My Friend
Oh, how I needed this day to come. Summer ripens in August, the heat smothers you, the rain changes its patterns and becomes more unpredictable. You can count on it making its daily appearance but the routine of days before is crumbling. No more sun until 3pm and showers at 4pm. Around this point of … Continue reading August First
Last night, our pastor's wife said that God gives us something specific to do in every season. I've come to realize the season I am. It's not marked by a solstice, the weather or the color of the leaves, rather the emotion that I need to confront. Which is, per the title, fear. Fear may … Continue reading Fear Distorts Perception
They say that the Bible is a mirror because it shows us exactly who we are. So, I encourage you to take it up and start fixing that outward presentation.