Beyond the flames (Life outside the furnace, Part I)

When Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, were thrown into the fiery furnace, they never allowed fear to settle in. One, because of their faith in God. Two, because they knew what was beyond the flames. Before we discuss life outside the furnace, let’s talk about why so many people are in it. We can either walkContinue reading “Beyond the flames (Life outside the furnace, Part I)”

Happiness is a choice!

Are you happy? Sad? Negative or positive? Everybody is responsible for their own decisions, and I’m sick of people allowing others to influence theirs. The moment we give someone control over our emotions, essentially, we are saying, “Do as you please…….I give you all power”! Why would you want someone to control or determine howContinue reading “Happiness is a choice!”

Glitter but no gold

I titled this post after the name of my first book, “Glitter but no gold: How I turned my wounds into wisdom”, because perception is everything, but our false reality is not! Have you ever logged onto your social media account, only to see people hashtag, #goals? Completely unaware of what’s behind the images theyContinue reading “Glitter but no gold”

2 Timothy 1:7 (No fear)

What makes us afraid? Why do we fear people, places or things? Most important, what is the point in having fear? By having it, we gain nothing, but can lose everything, sometimes even ourselves. Fear can take on many forms, but irregardless of where it stems from, it can paralyze and inhibit you from doingContinue reading “2 Timothy 1:7 (No fear)”

You deserve this (reaping the harvest)

Employee of the year…..check! New truck…..check! Promotion…..check! Published Author…..check! Business owner…..check! I’m extremely blessed, but sometimes, I feel as though I don’t “deserve” any of it! I’ve had my moments of “Why me”?, but hell, “Why not me”? I’ve worked extremely hard to have everything I want, need and so much more, so I deserveContinue reading “You deserve this (reaping the harvest)”

The opportunities are limitless…How many do you want?

I want a lot of things, and although I don’t always get most of them, one thing’s for sure, I’m going to certainly try! I already wear a thousands hats, and I’ve decided to add another one to my collection: Grant Writer! Writing is a gift that I’ve been blessed with, and I love whatContinue reading “The opportunities are limitless…How many do you want?”

Hold on, it gets better!

“Don’t give up when dark times come. The more storms you face in life, the stronger you’ll be. Hold on. Your greater is coming.” ― Germany Kent I talk about God a lot (get over it), and I converse with Him daily! Almost to the point, I have to preface and say, “I know weContinue reading “Hold on, it gets better!”