There are times in life when you don’t know what to do, when you don’t have anyone to talk to, and when you don’t know which way to go. It’s during these times when you must go to the Father and sit in his presence and allow him to speak to you about what he has for you to do. Many times, we are in such a rush to do what we want to do, that we fell to talk to God about whether or not it’s what he wants for us. We have to learn to take time to be in God’s presence, understand and accept that it may take a while for him to speak, but if we stay in his presence long enough, he will eventually lead us to where we need to be. Stop trying to do it on your ow...
I had the privilege of working with Christina, and she is someone that I thought you had to meet. She is creative and has the heart for helping others. Oh, let me tell you that she is oh so creative and comes up with the coolest ideas.
I thought it would be fun for you to read about her latest project. It is a reminder to each one of us to overcome any fears we have and pursue our passion.
God is with us and faithful to guide our steps!
Imani Daniel (left) and Christina McSwain (right) - Tale of 2 Thrifties
We are Imani and Chris, best friends turned business partners. We are haute hunters. Thrifter sisters. Curators of pre-loved pieces. We're the girls that make defining style moments happ...
Do you know anyone that’s experienced a traumatic event in his/her life? Or, maybe…you have? Often, I am surprised when I share my traumatic childhood experience with others and I discover that, after listening to their stories, they have suffered some type of trauma as well. Often, the person I’m speaking with is unaware of what causes trauma. Here are a few common sources of trauma:
• Domestic violence
• Natural disasters
• Severe illness or injury
• The death of a loved one
• Witnessing an act of violence
Some of the emotional symptoms I had to work through were denial, anger, low self-worth, sadness and emotional outbursts. There would...
I love reading stories in the Bible and seeing how God uses those same stories to show us how our lives are not too different. In fact, when faced with challenges, the Bible gives us the answer to our problems and we can learn from those that have already experienced what we are going through. How cool is that?