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Pause and reflect! Through both milestones and pitfalls, it’s okay to both celebrate the victories and learn from the mistakes. Let’s reflect on the journey together.​

May 14, 2020

There is recovery after a storm. That's a fact! 

When you think about some of the biggest catastrophes we’ve encountered (wildfires, floods, hurricanes, etc.) all energy and efforts are immediately placed on RECOVERY/RELIEF. There’s no sense in continuing to dwell on th...

August 17, 2019

The beginnings of a journey of a lifetime. Ever gone somewhere that was unfamiliar in hopes that God shows you how familiar you are to HIM? Over the next few weeks I am sharing my experience in Asia!

January 23, 2019

Y’all! I had run out of words, thoughts, ideas…everything! At least I thought I did. As December was approaching I had this master plan to write a year in review, plan for what 2019 looked like and everything was going to go back to business as usual. But the reality i...

November 26, 2018

Sometimes how we imagined things to turn out ends up nothing how we imagined. I can’t tell you how many times that has happened to me this year alone. But this time...this time was different. This time I had a plan. I was sure...at least that’s what I thought.

August 3, 2018

I'ma take it back and pull a Kanye West for a sec...we've given social media too much power!

July 20, 2018

Lady Esther- the nickname my grandmother gave me and the meaning behind it.

July 13, 2018

My first encounter with my therapist. Why self care is important.

June 22, 2018

What do you do when you have an unction from God to do something? Do you sit on it and wait or do you act?

June 8, 2018

We can go before God and pray the heavens down all we want for something but without preparation will you be able to handle the blessing? This week I completed my first full week in my new job! I was so excited to start and yet the enemy was trying to ruin it for me at...

May 25, 2018

Sometimes we feel the weight of the world on our shoulders and we wonder if we're strong enough to carry it all...when thinking of this my mind jumped to the tv show 'My 600lb Life' and thought about how our lives are eerily similar.

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