CHERISH EACH MOMENT FROM THIS SEASON AND SEASONS TO COME

Artwork by Ellis Wilson, “Funeral Procession” As much happiness as the holidays may bring, sadness sometimes follow from the absence of those who are no longer physically here to share in those occasions. For me, I miss my mom every holiday—really every day. She has been gone now for 11 years, this coming December 26….

FIND POWER IN PRAYER RATHER THAN THE AMBIGUITY OF HOPE

Artwork: “Three Girls Praying” by Pam McCabe CAN I TESTIFY THIS MONDAY MORNING H.E.R. FAMILY? We all have a journey in life that is unlike another’s. Trials and tribulations that you may now know how or when you will get through them. My path is no different from others. I’ve been tried and tested. There…

Perspective: Seeing Ourselves with the Eyes of God

Let’s take a moment to reflect on how we see ourselves vs. how God see’s us.  But first, let me share a QUICK story: I was out in nature sitting lakeside having a ministry conversation with my mentor-A beautiful day/experience!  In this conversation I realized I had some distorted views of myself.  I realized this…

Overcoming Your Writing Fears: Let Faith Take the Wheel

The scariest thing about living your passion, is that moment when you realized that you could be judge over it. It’s like when you do something you love, and you share it with the world, they can either love it, like it, hate it, or just not care about it. Which then creates that demon…

Valentine’s Day: An Excuse to Love Your Damn Self!

Happiness is an inside job and so is self-love. Valentine’s Day gives the world, especially retailers, a reason for us to show who we love, how we love them. And it’s natural for people to forget that the “who” and “how” also includes ourselves. So when people get asked “do you love yourself”, they immediately…

You Were Made to Bust Down Barriers

Last week was rough for me. How about you? If it was smooth sailing for you, then I want to say “congratulations” but for those who were in the same boat as me, this post is for you. FLIGHT OR FIGHT Last week I was tried and tested in many ways, and by Thursday night,…