Wednesday, May 27, 2015


At times we have to be pushed to the place we ought to be. The push comes  in many forms. It does not always feel good. In fact, it can be quite uncomfortable when we choose to remain is such a stable and comfortable place then are pushed out of that place. Although uncomfortable and sometimes painful, the push is necessary.

God is more concerned with our purpose than comfort. He will stir things up to push us into our purpose. God does not do these things to make us miserable, but He is doing it to push us into our purpose. I can personally say that I have recently experienced a chain of events that have prompted me to take the steps to not just flip the page to a new chapter in a book, so to speak, but to close the book. I can honestly say I do not know how much longer I would have chosen to remain in this stagnated, unhappy, comfortable place if those specific events had not happened.

We may not recognize the push for what it is or even appreciate it at the time, but one day we will be so grateful for it.

Be blessed.

Monday, May 11, 2015


We serve such a mighty God! We hear about His awesome works though testimonies. The bible contains pages and pages of just how great He is. Because God is who He is, some assume such a mighty big God is not concerned with the things we consider small. How wrong is this assumption!

God is not only concerned about the major issues we face or go through but He is concerned about any and all things that concern us. He is the God with no limits and while He is handling a major issue for one, He is handling the "smaller" issue for another. Yes! At the same time! Remember, we serve a powerful and awesome God.

Involve Him in your daily life. Everything about us interest Him and He is intimately familiar with our ways:

Lord, You have searched me and known me.
You know my sitting down and my rising up;
You understand my thought afar off.
You comprehend my path and my lying down,
And are acquainted with all my ways.
For there is not a word on my tongue,
But behold, O Lord, You know it altogether.
You have hedged me behind and before,
And laid Your hand upon me. Psalm 139:1-5

Be Blessed.

Sunday, April 5, 2015


Very early in the morning, on the first day of the week, they came to the tomb when the sun had risen. And they said among themselves, “Who will roll away the stone from the door of the tomb for us?” But when they looked up, they saw that the stone had been rolled away—for it was very large. And entering the tomb, they saw a young man clothed in a long white robe sitting on the right side; and they were alarmed.
But he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid Him.But go, tell His disciples—and Peter—that He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him, as He said to you.” Mark 16:2-7

Jesus hung on  the cross for your sins and mine. He died for you and me. He paid the ultimate price so that we could have eternal life. This is the most precious gift. The greatest gift. Although Jesus died and was buried, He rose. He is alive. True and living, Jesus is. 

Let us take the opportunity to remember all Jesus endured for us. We cannot forget just how good He is and the love He has for us.  Jesus lives. Jesus is not dead. He is risen!

Happy Resurrection Day! 

Be blessed.

Thursday, March 12, 2015


Spring forward. Most of us were required to adjust our clocks by moving them forward one hour. Spring forward is what we call it. It's close to the time of the year when flowers bloom, the grass is green, and we consistently receive pleasant weather. I look forward to this time of year each year, but this year I feel more excited. I feel excited because it's time to spring forward not only in time but in life.

Yes! It's time to spring into action and dust off the plans I put to the side. It's time to spring forward with new beginnings. I feel a sense of springing within and I'm totally excited about it. Are you excited about the new season? Are you ready to spring forward? Is it time for you to take great leaps in faith and let God take you to where He wants you to go? Let's spring forward into a new thing.

Be blessed.

Monday, February 16, 2015


We cannot turn on the t.v. or radio without seeing and hearing about the ugly, dark situations that are taking place all over the world. In times of darkness, we can choose to be a light. We can take time to brighten up the day of others who lives are filled with darkness.

Be a light in someone's life today. We may never know just how much a smile, hug, or kind word will brighten someone's day. It cost us nothing to do these things, yet mean so much. I am sure we can all think back to a time when days seemed dark, but someone was kind enough to do something that changed the mood of the day. Do you remember how the nice gesture made you feel?

If you have not done so, take the time to spread love and happiness to others. Be a light. In the process of doing so, you will find yourself being encouraged.

Be blessed.

Sunday, January 25, 2015


Your life might not be going the way you planned or expected, but really, can anyone say life is going the way as planned or expected?

We hit some potholes in the road along this journey. We travel some smooth roads as well. We experience ups and downs. This is life. God never promised us that we would never face problems once we accepted Jesus. In fact, we are reminded that trials and tribulations will come:  These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

Let us thank God life is not as bad as it could be. I promise you this. There is someone in this world who is worse off than you.  I also want to remind you that Jesus is a present help.

Be blessed.

Friday, January 16, 2015


It feels good to receive a nod, an applause, or some time of recognition for the work we do. It validates to us in some way of a job well done. It can motivate us to do more and do better. But what about the times when our work goes unnoticed by the boss, peers, family and friends, etc.? If we are not careful, we might find ourselves falling into a trap of people pleasing or not giving our best simply because of a lack of a "thank you" or "good job".

The Creator sees all. The work we do does not go unnoticed by Him. Yes, it feels good from time to time to receive some type of acknowledgement for what we do but do not allow acknowledgment to be your motivator for working and doing your best. 
And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ. Colossians 23,24

Be blessed.

Thursday, January 1, 2015


Another year begins. Let us start the new year off right. 

1.  Leave 2014's baggage in 2014 and be determined you will not pick up baggage in 2015.

2.  Rid yourself and environment of toxic people and things and stay away from toxic places

3.  Be open to what God wants to do in your life, through your life, and where He wants to take you.

4.  Do your part in making your dreams a reality. Refuse to remain in a comfortable stagnate place. 

5.  Expect bigger and better in 2015. 

It is a new year and the Lord s doing a new thing.

Do not remember the former things,
Nor consider the things of old.
19 Behold, I will do a new thing,
Now it shall spring forth;
Shall you not know it?
I will even make a road in the wilderness
And rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:18,19

Be blessed.