Pleasure= a feeling of enjoyment; having a thing be pleasing to you. There’s this place that I like to frequent. It’s one of the only fast food restaurants I go to now, which is so unfortunate since there is a new location very close to my apartment. The food at this particular fast food restaurant… Continue reading “My Pleasure”: Pleasing God Over Self
And the Lord answered me, and said, “Write the vision, and make it plain upon tablets, that he may run that readeth it" -- Habakkuk 2:2 It was either August or September of 2017. I can’t remember which. I do remember that I was washing dishes and listening to an online sermon when the pastor quoted… Continue reading What I Learned By Keeping A Vision Jar For One Year
BUZZZZZ. BUZZZZZZ. My phone sits face up on the desk. The words “ACCEPT” or “DECLINE” flash on the screen. BUZZZZZ. BUZZZZZ. I go over in my head if I want to answer the call or not. What could they want of me? Do I have the time to talk to them? The desire? The energy?… Continue reading Answering the Call: Obeying God’s Instructions
757 days… That’s how many days in a row I counted calories and used a fitness app as a daily food diary. Some of my family and friends were happy for me—others a little concerned lol. However, all were amazed. I had made a decision that I was going to lose weight and reduce my… Continue reading Lean On Me: Why We Need A Godly Community
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?
"Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Lord: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me” - Psalm 40:11 Last year as I was at home for the Christmas holidays, my little brother (age 10) asked me about taxes……. Taxes! Imagine my perplexed face. I don’t know what possessed my brother… Continue reading Are We ‘Withholding Nothing’ From God?
I wish I could say that I was sad when my mom's flip phone stopped working last Christmas. I really wish I could, but I can't lol. The truth is, I was pretty happy that her cell phone company discontinued making new flip phones and that she was now being forced to jump into the… Continue reading 10 Helpful Smartphone Uses for Christians
We’ve all gotten that phone call…..whether it be early in the morning, late at night, or on our lunch break at work. “GIRRRRRRRRRL, let me tell you………,” the voice on the other end of the line says. If you’re a guy it might sound like, “Maaaaaaan, check this out…..,” Or maybe that’s NOT how it… Continue reading Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil: What Does the Bible Say About Gossip?