“I’M TIRED OF RE-STARTING!!!!” –Me Have you ever found yourself back at the START-LINE when you should be getting closer … More
To bloom in chaos, you must resist the distractions that create it. To bloom in chaos, you must have the … More
All of your experiences, all of your pain, all of your disappointments, all of your victories, everything about you is … More
Why do we insist on making things so difficult for ourselves? It’s like we refuse to believe that “slow and steady [truly does] win the race.” We may say we believe that, but our actions often reveal that we really believe DRASTIC and UNREASONABLE is the only way to win.
Courage matures in the darkness of uncertainty. Courage is strengthened through faithful prayer, and It is realized through patient consistency
I have yet to meet a person who enjoys waiting. I know I don’t, and we live in a society … More
“Broken Glass” Violent. Loving. Abusive. Encouraging. Accusatory. Forgiving. Cunning. Kind. Persuasive. Sincere. W O R D S Few know the … More
I said I would not quit, and then I looked away. I said I would stay focused, and I dropped … More
Seasons of solitude are usually for the purpose of purging and rejuvenation. Isolation can be uncomfortable because we take pleasure in being resolute and sturdy. Wearing our seeming ability to “handle it all” as a badge of honor, we often hold on tight to things that deny us of our essential need for rest and replenishing. It takes boldness to release the unnecessary. But we must because we cannot Become who we were meant to be, while staying the same. We have to choose to release and trust.
I have only recently gained an appreciation for “Wilderness-like” seasons of isolation. Before I saw them as punishment, a “time out” of sorts for not meeting expectations, or for falling short.
However, I am learning that seasons of isolation are really seasons of “PROMOTION PREPARATION.” These are times