Survivors are terrified of a reality they already innately know to be true: even if people did know, they wouldn’t do anything to help. – Kaeyley Trillis Haver, childhood rapper survivor When we are under siege at a very young age, we can pick up partial truths and run with them: It’s my fault my … More survivor, meet the Overcomer
The emotions are the distraction. Take a moment to hear what is not being said and proceed from there. -Melaniece Lovejoy When our emotions are on high alert, we can tend to get distracted as we listen, or think we are hearing things which aren’t actually being said. At times, we may seem like we have … More hearing what isn’t being said
I have been enjoying and learning so much from digging into His Word, without speed reading. I have purposely slowed myself to take in each verse, and seek the Message for me to apply to my own life. When I read or study a book, I pull out my trusty highlighter. I mark it up … More neon handiwork
Over coffee last night, a girl friend and I were sharing a bit of our backgrounds & story with one another….as new girlfriends are likely to do as part of our get to know each other chats (Right girlfriends ;D) She mentioned how sometimes when something seems to good to be true, it is a … More bedazzled? beware!
It’s hard to believe that God yearns & longs… Maybe like me, you somehow have the notion that God is a solid figure sitting on His throne, staying set apart in His Holiness as He rules. So far from the truth, that notion is. God is actively present in this world. He is aware of … More yearn
Be joyful. Grow to maturity. Encourage each other. Live in harmony and peace. – 2 Cor 13:11 I don’t know about you, but when I see a list like this in the Scriptures, I am reminded of my daily to-do list. We are to show our joy, our maturity, our love for one another through … More to do continues…
So He brought His people out with joy, His chosen ones with singing. Psalm 105:43 ESV When we are in the bottom of the pit, we cannot yet see the joy which awaits ahead. The slave within us cannot hope for the freedom it feels is beyond its grasp. He knows. God’s Word is full of the … More slave no more