M – Motivates you to pray
I've shared that I was a victim of childhood abuse in my previous blogs. I can guarantee you will read or hear about it in the future as well. Why? Because it's something that caused deep wounds for me. I've had to cry, dig deep, and uncover all the ugly, so I could find the treasures buried underneath the pain.
Several years ago I complete one of Beth Moore's Bible studies, Breaking Free. I’ve completed many in my life but this one was life changing for me. She mentions generational curses and when broken, it impacts thousands later in life. I'm not sure about you, but the thought of taking a step to change my life, knowing it would help my son, his children, and years to come was my ...
One morning, I read Psalm 23:1 and I have to admit that I’m not too familiar with the characteristics of the sheep. I was interested in learning more after reading that the Lord was being compared to a Shepherd.
“The Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing.” - Psalm 23:1
Most people think if you live in Texas, you are knowledgeable of farm life. However, I admit that I’m not. So, I decided to read about the characteristics of sheep, which are called lambs when they are younger. One of the statements I read was about the sense of touch and how little lambs seek bodily contact with their mothers.
Just like lambs, we seek contact from our mother, but truly both parents whe...
If I had to write a letter to myself before my sister passed away knowing what I know now, this is what it would say:
Why are you waiting? Live! Get started now! Your sister sees so much in you. She sees the woman that she helped create. She doesn't think she's your mother— she knows that she's your older sister. But you know how older sisters are: they expect everything from you that they didn't expect from themselves. They want you to travel more, learn more and do more.
Sometimes, you're going to wonder if she's ever pleased with what you've accomplished. But no matter how unimpressed she seems, she's proud deep down. It's just that she knows your real potential, and she's...