Just A Reminder!

Hey Friends, I wanted to remind you that you are not your past. You are not your shame. You are not your guilt. You are not your sins. You are not a sinner, yet a saint who has sinned. God loves you, Jesus died for you, and the Holy Spirit yearns for you. You are…

All We Need Is Jesus?

Hey Friends, I almost did it. I almost allowed what was in front of me to distract me from the awesomeness of Jesus. Let me explain. In the Gospel of Mark Chapter 8, Jesus feeds four thousand people with only seven loaves of bread and “a few small fish” (v.7). This isn’t the only time…

October Theme: Can You Rush Forgiveness?

Hey Friends, Short answer. Hell no! Many of us would like to think that when we say sorry to someone we’ve hurt, that they should automatically forgive us. And not only automatically forgive, but forget it as well. Then, everything will magically go back to normal. I’m here to tell you, friends, that is not…

God Answered…

Hey Friends, In Exodus chapter 3, God asked Moses to go to His people in Egypt and lead them out to be set free from “their harsh slave drivers” (v.7). Moses felt like he wasn’t qualified to take on such a task. He even said, “Who am I to appear before the Pharoah? “Who am…

Funny Friday: 1st Grade Answers

Hey Friends, Welcome to Funny Friday!!! I pray you all are having a wonderful start to your weekend. This week has been filled with unexpected blessings and fruitful experiences. God has been rewarding me for my growth and it has been absolutely beautiful. My frustration and anxiety have been down AND I taught a small…

Focusing Less on Yourself

Good Day Friends, What a wonderful day that the Lord has made. Let’s rejoice together and be glad in it. There are many days that I feel like “today isn’t worth celebrating” because of all of the things that are currently wrong or things that could go wrong. But then I think about what the…

Motivation Monday: What is Mania To You?

Hey Friends, In my last post, Sometimes We’re Not Who We Think We Are, I discussed how I was experiencing a manic episode. It was a proud moment because, since my diagnosis, this is the first time I’ve been able to recognize it and be proactive before I did something I would regret later. Today, I would…

Funny Friday: Kids Say The Darnedest Things!

Hey Family! Welcome to Friday AND the first day of Fall! Whoop! Whoop! This is absolutely my favorite time of year for 2 reasons; the beautiful fall weather and it’s my birthday!! Yayyy! Your girl is turning 33 tomorrow! Holy Moly! I can’t believe it. Oddly enough, I’m just now starting to feel like I’m…

Sometimes We’re Not Who We Think We Are

Hey Friends, A couple of weeks ago, I became aware that I am going through a manic episode. If you are new to my blog, please click here to read my journey of being diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder I. On one hand, I’m really proud of myself for not going into complete denial mode but on the…

September Theme: Who Are We To God? Part 2

Hey Friends, When I was 12 years old, I found out that I had a family in my hometown on my dad’s side of the family. Just to briefly tell you, my dad is what you would call a rolling stone. (If you don’t know what a “rolling stone” is, please refer to The Temptations…

Funny Friday: How To Tie A Tie

Hey Friends, Hay, hay it’s Friday! This weekend is exciting because my two little nuggets will be turning 10 and 12 years old. I still can’t believe I’m a mom to a preteen. The past 12 years have gone by so fast. I’m thanking God every day that he has given me the chance to…

September Theme: Who Are We To God?

Hey Friends, This morning, I was thinking about how much we mean to God. Why does he love us so much? Why are we the center of God’s universe? Did you know that God created us specifically to be with Him? Then God said, “Let us make human beings in our image, to be like…

Glorious Labor

Happy Labor Day Friends, Thank you to all of the hard-working people in our country that make it run as smoothly as possible. Everyone from the stay at home moms to CEOs of our favorite grocery shops to the school janitors…THANK YOU! Our social and economic achievements have made us one of the best countries to…

Mania, O How I Miss Thee?

The other night, I was lying in bed and I suddenly began to have thoughts and memories of my longest manic episode. I’ve had flashbacks before, but this one was different. My window was open to allow the cool summer breeze create the most wonderful aroma throughout my bedroom. I could hear the birds singing…

Are You A Lost Cause?

Hey Friends, I pray your day is going well. My day is going great! This morning, I was reminded of 1 of God’s many promises. And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns. -Philippians…