I have been blessed to have found an outlet for the current of life, in my friendships. These women have adopted me into their hearts and named me their sister. They say the word so effortlessly and fill it with a grace that smooths out my broken edges and difficult ways. They have been the very sponges to polish my jarring weaknesses. They have been God’s hands to uphold me in the midst of trauma, loss, heartbreak, and pain.
I reflected back on the last 20 years, which were far from horrible. I felt that most of my greatest experiences were actually happening now, in my 30s. I realized that, though life has been far from easy, the experiences and opportunities I’ve had are probably very unique from many outside of my community, and academic acquaintances.
It’s amazing one can be intelligent, driven, successful, beautiful and godly. One can be all those adjectives yet still be susceptible to Foolery. Manipulation. Falsehood. And Deception. One of my spiritual gifts is discernment. Demons and spiritual entities of darkness approached me early on in my spiritual journey and I was hardly afraid. I could… Continue reading Blind Spots
Several years ago I received a prophetic word that “I will run on an excellent path”. I thought those were high praises from God. But what exactly did it mean? The definition of excellent is: “extremely good or outstanding”. I have always valued excellence. I have always wanted to be the best. Even as a… Continue reading The Key To Life
So I was watching an older season of “Biggest Loser” last night on Hulu as I tend to do from time to time and something really upset me. There was a contestant on there who was married and her partner had been voted off a few weeks prior. She, however was still “hanging in… Continue reading Lessons From The Biggest Loser
You know how the Bible talks about God having ways? Like those passages that say “Lord teach me Your ways” and “His ways are higher than our ways”? Well, I’ve said that prayer, “Lord, teach me Your ways” as I was sitting on the living room sofa my roommates and I shared as a 20-something. I had my Bible… Continue reading Recovering from Misguided Love
Well it’s that time again…V-Day. Every year it catches me off guard. I know there are many singles who dread the approaching holiday year after year and it’s on their radar as early as January. There are many who cringe at the various business advertisements pushing their product of flowers, candy, and the standard teddy… Continue reading Valentine’s Day: From a Single’s Perspective