Appreciate this moment, for there will never be another one quite like it. Appreciate your body for what it can do now. Appreciate the relationships in your life for who, what, and where they are at this very moment. Appreciate the work you have before you, for it gives you something to put your hands … Continue reading Appreciation Raises Value
Convergence: when two or more things come together to form a new whole. Imagine you've been doing all the right things. You started with a big, lofty, new vision of yourself - living healthy, fit, happy, true to yourself and your passions and desires, you have the engaging and fulfilling relationship with your partner you … Continue reading Convergence: Expanded
What is “identity crafting?” Identity crafting is the concept that we have the ability within ourselves, at any given moment, to create, define, redefine, and tweak who we perceive ourselves to be, and thus, who we are to the world. It begins from the inside out. If we have things in our lives that hold … Continue reading Thoughts on “Identity Crafting”
I'm so over believing the lies of my accuser. The accusations of my accuser. I'm choosing life! I'm choosing joy! The joy of the Lord is most certainly our strength. For far too long, I've bent under the pressure of the enemy, listening to his bullshit. I'm done! Jesus didn't die so we could live … Continue reading Busting Out of the Cell
Free will. The will is a funny thing. It is a gift yet can seem to be a curse. It is to be submitted before God as our Lord, King, Father, friend. That's the best scenario, anyway. Yet, daily, this is a choice, a decision we have. To choose. Oh, the gift of choice. What … Continue reading The Will
Tell me why The mass majority of people Only seek Their own gain To get laid To get paid To get made At the expense of anyone in their way No matter what they think Or feel They get Bulldozed Hearts get wrecked Ambitions get tarnished Destroyed, even Lack of care infects Everything it touches … Continue reading Inner Wrestlings
It's raining, it's pouring I threw on my sweats and hoofed it Out to see the day, headphones in ears What did I do with all of these years Internal speculations got me growing, got me breathing Tryna turn my mind off and start living, just start being Self care can be exhausting … Continue reading 12.17.2015
In the garden, couldn't God have told Adam and Eve beforehand what consequences would come for both them and every generation after them if they ate of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil? But of course, He most certainly could have. But He didn't. Why? Why watch us, His beloved creation, or so … Continue reading Obedience, or relationship?
How often have we heard about seeking God for who He is, for His heart, and not for His hand, as in a hand out, as in, His benefits? What person wants a gold-digger (or, "benefit-digger") for a lover? Don't we as people, as individuals, want to be loved precisely for who we are versus … Continue reading Love and benefits
An excerpt from a lovely little book, Napkin Notes, by Garth Callaghan: "There were twin boys. They were young - probably around six. Although the boys were twins, their personalities were incredibly different. One was extremely happy and the other was extremely anxious. The parents took the boys to see a counselor. The counselor devised an exam. … Continue reading Fear, or Opportunity?