Some days do not go as planned. Last week was my due date. Instead of holding a beautiful baby in my arms, I woke to an empty room and grief filling my heart. Miscarriage produces silent grievers. Oftentimes our loss is misunderstood because, how can a person explain the grievous loss of someone we never... Continue Reading →
Last week was my birthday. One more year. One more candle. I use to cringe at the thought of growing one year older, but now, I realize that it is a gift. I know there are those who have walked into eternity who would have gladly accepted grey hair, wrinkles, sunspots, and whatever else comes with... Continue Reading →
Proverbs 22:7, “The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.” Financial struggle is one of the most burdensome trials of our generation. Debt encumbers our future dreams, marriages, families, and even the next generation from experiencing financial freedom. How Did I Get Here? I am a millennial just trying... Continue Reading →
Has someone ever spoken a fallacy into your life? And, did you believe their statement, even if you knew it wasn’t true? If so, then it is time to silence the voice of oppression and allow the voice of God to speak into your life. It matters what voice you listen to.
Can I be honest? This past year has been a walk by faith journey financially. Just when I think we are getting ahead, we get set back. You may be thinking, “Well, maybe you're bad with money,” or, “I bet she isn't paying her tithes.” I'm not going to tell you I'm a money-saving guru,... Continue Reading →
The value of something is the price you are willing to pay for it. In the case of Impressionist art, an anonymous bidder at an NYC auction was willing to pay 110.7 million dollars for Claude Monet’s ‘Meules’ painting. 110.7 million dollars. If Monet only knew the impact his paintings would have in the 21-st century. You may... Continue Reading →
Why is it human nature to crave affection? Is a love extravagant gift? Candy hearts? Red roses? Is love three words spoken or the sensation of butterflies in one’s stomach? Or, is love putting your personal convictions aside to prove to someone you care about them more than you care about yourself? Is love a... Continue Reading →
“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalm 91:1 A secret is concealed and classified information. When someone tells you a secret it is because they trust you with their dreams, their struggles, and their shame. And, when you share a treasured piece of... Continue Reading →