Encouragement & Empowerment 

January 9, 2019

HAPPY 2019!

I celebrated a birthday less than a month ago. The good thing about having a birthday during the the last month of the year is that I start my self reflection for the year a little early.  The year of 2018 was an exceptionally tough year. Through a series of...

September 19, 2018

Welcome to the blog make over I’m so happy that you are here and sharing this moment with me.  I thought that this moment would be appropriate to just share a few words of encouragement.

Can I be transparent and say that the past few months have been tough.  But, d...

June 13, 2018

We are all peddling our way through this thing we call life.  In the midst of it all, there are seasons when we experience hard times.  As I currently find myself in a rough season, I must realize that God is in control.  But, what can I do to make it through this roug...

May 15, 2018

Dear mom who is parenting alone,

Parenting is tough.  But parenting alone brings its own set of challenges.  I have been parenting alone for over eight years now.  It is not something that I think about doing, I just do it.  Whatever needs to be done, I just do it.   I’...

April 4, 2018

What does it mean to give and receive forgiveness? Well let me tell you. My friend Kimberly Dewberry nailed a great example of the power and redemption of forgiveness in her book THREE WEEKS to FORGIVENESS.

Kimberly is an adult child of an alcoholic. She knows all about...

March 19, 2018

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.  Ephesians 2:10 NLT

“Lord, what is wrong with me?”  That is the question that I came home and asked myself.  Someone asked me what I enjoyed do...

March 8, 2018

Guilt, hurt, shame, condemnation, and embarrassment are some of the feelings that we may feel when we sin, or act against God. The enemy will try to use the feelings against us so that we can continue to feel condemned.  But our Heavenly Father forgives us of ALL our s...

March 4, 2018

Word for the month=overwhelm

Overwhelmed with:

*emotions of excitement, frustration, and doubt

*negative thinking

*second guessing the decision

I was feeling so proud of myself for being obedient and taking the step of faith and launching into entrepreneurship. But then, ne...

February 6, 2018

In my January devotional contribution to LaneofRoses.com, I discuss "What is Holding You Back?"  God gives us these big dreams, visions, and plans and we do not go after them. What is holding you back from what God had called you to do?  What will it take for you to be...

January 17, 2018

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 (ESV)

It was the first time that I had been excited about something in over five years.  My dream was finally about to come true....

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