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
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
We've made it to the end of 2018! Yay! (insert balloons, confetti, and those big, goofy glasses everyone usually wears) 2018 was such a blessed year for me personally and for the blog. Huge milestones were reached. I launched the blog in February. I traveled A LOT. I reconnected on a deeper level with family… Continue reading Lifted Woman: Year In Review
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?
"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