Inspiration, Keepin' It Real

11:11

There are many, many concerns on my mind these days. They kind of swirl around in the background as I go through my day. I'm not especially so worried that I can't do all that I need to, but yes, this list is ever-prevalent, just a thought away from giving me stress if I allow… Continue reading 11:11

Inspiration, Keepin' It Real, Living With Gusto

Ever Feel Like You don’t Belong?

  Most of my life I have felt left out, looked over, and that I didn’t really fit in or belong. Some of this was because I moved so many times during my school years. I was always trying to fit into a new crowd of people who already had their cliques. And I was… Continue reading Ever Feel Like You don’t Belong?

Inspiration

Wrapped In His Heart

Guide me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; For You (and only You) I wait (expectantly) all the day long. Psalm 25:5 Amplified Bible The Passion Bible translation has this footnote that knocked my socks off: “The Hebrew word most commonly translated as “wait”, qavah, also means… Continue reading Wrapped In His Heart

Inspiration

God Sings? Really?

Warning: long post ahead. Hopefully your attention span is longer than the average person's (eight whole seconds) because this is really good stuff. Grab a cup of something and take a minute.    I.Love.Sparkles! Anything is better with sparkles--clothes, nails, shoes, jewelry—shoot, I’d wear sparkles on my face if I could do it without looking… Continue reading God Sings? Really?

Living With Gusto

Stay Close to the Shepherd

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.  And I give to them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.”  John 10:27-28 I love this so much! If we are a follower of Jesus and have a relationship with him,… Continue reading Stay Close to the Shepherd

Keepin' It Real

Flawed? Nope!

Can you relate to this?.... I start to pray...hyperactive brain fires up. I get distracted by everything I see--it doesn't take much. So I close my eyes and immediately my brain fills with moving pictures and my "to do'" list. I apologize to God. I tell Him I'm so sorry I'm such a scatterbrain and… Continue reading Flawed? Nope!

Keepin' It Real, Raw Honest Brave

A ‘Lil Bit About Me

I was asked to write my testimony for a women's group I'm a part of. After writing, I thought I'd go ahead and make it public here. There are so many things I’d love to tell you in my her-story, but today I want to mention two pivotal times in my life. First, here’s a… Continue reading A ‘Lil Bit About Me

Keepin' It Real

Don’t Apologize!

Oh darling, don't you know that who you are is the most amazing and fabulous gift to the world? Who you are is full of wonder and possibility. You deserve to be loved and fulfilled in what you do. I know it's tough many days. I know some of you are not in an ideal… Continue reading Don’t Apologize!

Keepin' It Real, Living With Gusto

Nope!

“In all things give thanks.” There is a reason the scripture instructs us to live like this. Do you know that negativity can’t live (lodge) in a thankful heart? I had a conversation the other day with a young woman who said something interesting. She said that for some people negativity is all they know.… Continue reading Nope!

Living With Gusto

Whooeee!

I'm just so PROUD of us!Some of you may have wondered if you'd make it through 2020 with your sanity intact. (Mine is still a bit questionable, lol.)But your spirit is resilient and like I've told you, you are amazing my friend!Give yourself grace, darlings. It ain't over yet. But for sho 'nuff you have… Continue reading Whooeee!