Be Different, Be You

Matthew 19:14 Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” One day while serving in a children’s ministry during worship, the Holy Spirit said, see how your arms are folded. What are you protecting? Why do you hold on…

Special Needs

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6. When I worked at an elementary school with students with special needs, one of the students, Kelly, who lived with autism and was legally…

You Don’t Own Me

This is one of my favorite videos, and I thought it would be a blessing to share with you as it blesses me. So, for 2023, I will use this mantra for my Ego, Past mistakes, fear, regret, guilt, depression, religious legalism, people-pleasing, and of course, toxic people “You don’t own me.” Dr. Phil’s famous…

Jonah

Whenever I read the book of Jonah, I didn’t get why Jonah went in the opposite direction God told him to go, not that I am perfectly obedient. God called Jonah to go to Nineveh and warn the people to repent and turn away from their wicked ways. The city was full of bloodshed, but…

Forgive Me as I Forgive

As I try to navigate life independently, but not independently of Jesus, I am beginning to understand the importance of my mental health, inner well-being, and the wellness of those around me. I am also working on being mindful of my behaviors with friends; I want to be present for them during their struggles, as…

True Love Speaks to His Soul

True Love Speaks to His SoulA Poem for My Husband, the Man of My Heart whom God will Bring She looks into his eyes as though she is searching the ocean’s shorelines for a glimmer of light, the lighthouse of his soul. She desperately searches for her lover as though lost at sea. She places…

Sword Sharpeners

The Armor of God ” Finally, be strong in the Lord and his mighty power. 11 Put on God’s full armor so you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and…

Sing Your Own Song

Things change when you sing a new song over your  life. When others criticize and sing negativity over you, Sing Louder! Faith Persevering in Trial Psalm 40:1-4 I waited patiently for the Lord, and He inclined to me, and heard my cry. He also brought me up out of a horrible pit, out of the…