“Sounds like you need to set some boundaries in your life, Dana.” Those were the words that came out of my friend's mouth. I knew what each word individually in the sentence meant but I had no clue what the words TOGETHER and in that order meant. ME? SET? BOUNDARIES? So many emotions arose--- fear, skepticism,… Continue reading From Bound to Boundaries: Is Setting Boundaries Biblical?
If I am being completely honest, marriage was never something that I dreamed about. Not how some little girls dream about it. I never envisioned my wedding dress, never pictured myself cooking or having date nights with my husband. I never even got giddy over engagement announcements. You would get a like and a simple… Continue reading 3 Ways God is Preparing Me for Marriage
“Be still and know that I am God” ----Psalm 46:10 Stillness was never something I had a problem with as a child. My mom can even tell you I was a pretty calm baby. Curious, but never too busy. Even in the toddler stage, I hardly ever got yelled at or told to BE… Continue reading Why We Need to BE STILL
Do you remember the slang word "fronting"? Also, am I telling my age by even knowing this term? lol The slang term “fronting’”(a popular term in the 90s and early 2000s) was used whenever someone was misrepresenting themselves. A more dictionary definition states that fronting is the foremost part or surface of something. Fronting basically… Continue reading The Great Pretenders: Why Its Time To Be Your True Self
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for you are with me---Psalm 23:4 I've worked in rehabilitation as a Speech Therapist for 6 years now. From a distance, I've observed many people with physical impairments transition through Physical Therapy. Witnessing patients go through physical rehabilitation… Continue reading Learning To Walk: A Christian Journey
NOTE: I held back releasing this post for a long time. I felt as though I had nothing of use to say regarding the topic. I felt as though I couldn't give advice on this topic because I'm not married. Then I heard God say "Don't give them advice from you. Give them advice from… Continue reading The Importance of Being Whole Before Marriage
It's the holiday season! So much food, music, decorations, and yep you guessed it---- so many GIFTS. I'm so blessed to even as an adult still be getting gifts from my family. I'm very appreciative but here's a confession (shhh, just between you and me lol). Last year, while I was Spring cleaning , I… Continue reading Unwrapped Gifts: Are We Using Our God Given Gifts?
"For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind." -- 2 Timothy 1:7 “MAKING MOVES”. We, millennials, love this phrase. It’s what some of us say when big decisions or changes are occurring. These ‘moves’ can be public or silent. Doesn’t matter---… Continue reading Operating From Faith, Not Fear: A Christian Perspective