“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.”
The days we are living in are the type of times where we can easily allow ourselves to be so consumed by things that we have no control over, that we neglect what we do have control over.
So tonight, I am interrupting my scheduled post to sincerely check in with you and ask each of you,
Continue reading “Before There Was A White House”
Violent. Loving. Abusive. Encouraging. Accusatory. Forgiving. Cunning. Kind. Persuasive. Sincere.
W O R D S
Few know the power of them.
Words of Lovers flowing like honey, sweet, deliberate, and slow.
Continue reading “Broken Glass”
When a tree is preparing for its renewal season, it sheds its leaves. Liberated from the weight of the leaves, the tree, and its branches are free to rest and replenish. Fall and Winter seasons, though wet, cold, gloomy, and uncomfortable prepare the tree for the vibrancy of new life that is sure to bloom forth in Spring.
While the beauty of Fall leaves makes us gasp, we rarely realize we are witnessing death on display.
Continue reading “Color Faded – #30Layers30Days”
Worry is is the Chief Thief of our hope! Worry is a stalker, each time we get up the courage to believe again, to start moving forward, AGAIN, here comes worry badgering us to focus on the wrong things! Continue reading “Worried About the Wrong Things?”
Our thoughts are powerful and they have an aroma that fill our minds. They either impart pleasant attractive scents that lead to enthusiasm, hope, and productivity or they impart putrid rotting scents that lead to lethargy, discouragement, and stagnation. The aroma that our thoughts give off impacts others through our words and actions. See, all thoughts eventually transform into words and/or actions. So every place our voices are heard, we are either stinking up the atmosphere with negativity or releasing a sweet smelling fragrance of hope, faith and strength. Continue reading “The Purge…”
Regret is looking for you. It wants to suck the life out of your hopes, goals, and dreams for 2018. It wants to remind you of all of the things you set out to do this time last year, but you did not accomplish in 2017. It wants to prove to you that you are not enough, and it wants to convince you that there is no use in even trying because you will end up with the same results.
What I want you to know is that regret is a LIAR. You are enough, you don’t have to stay chained to the should-haves, could-haves, and would-haves of your life. Your freedom has already been divinely purchased, and it is God’s will that you walk in your freedom, be released from guilt, shame, and defeat and begin to move forward. Continue reading “Release It!”
The idea of you precedes your conception. You were known before you were knit together. The Master Creator envisioned all that you would be, and He spared nothing, from the inside out, designing you perfectly.
When the Master Creator completed You, His Exquiste Masterpiece, He marveled at His own expertise, and with a loud voice He declared, “It is Good”. And just like that, You were complete. Whole. Lacking nothing. You were, as Perfect and Beautifully you, as you would ever be!
There was only one thing The Master Creator would leave up to you and me, and that is the faith to believe that this could even be. He designed you with the ability to choose what to believe and what to reject, and He determined that your belief would be the fuel to guide your steps. Continue reading ““The Idea of You” #30Layers30Days #BlogLikeCrazy”
Happy November 1st!!!
I am so excited about the month of November! Last year, I participated in GG’s #30Layers30Days writing challenge on my social media platforms! It was an amazing experience!
I was so thrilled when I saw the prompts for this year in my email box! I am thankful for this space to share the experience with you all this year!
I am also a member of an amazing writing community called “See JANE Write,” so I am joining in on the #BlogLikeCrazy Challenge also, well actually more like combining the challenges:)! Find out more about the “See Jane Write” Community, and the #BlogLikeCrazy Challenge HERE !!
I hope you will join in! I will put the prompts below for you!! Be sure to use the hashtags -#BlogLikeCrazy and #30Layers30Days
Here’s to Today’s Prompt:
When You Promised….
Promises, promises are meant to be kept, so why are so many broken? It’s funny how committed I am to promises that I make to other people, but I have not always demonstrated that same loyalty to the promises that I have made to myself. Continue reading “When You Promised….. #30Layers30Days + #BlogLikeCrazy”