Healing From Childhood Rejection

Two symmetrical puffy pigtails hanging upside down. Wrapping my string bean legs around the light green rusty monkey bars felt so daring.  I felt like I was on top of the world.  But; always brought back down with the overwhelming feelings of not making friends. I looked like my peers, talked like my peers but;…

Drinking From The Well Devotional: Distracted At The Well

Most of us are unaware we are distracted at the well. We feel because we arrived at the location of the well’ we are connected with God.  But in reality, we are farther than we think.  We are disconnected and disengaged. Our bellies are full but our souls are empty.

Spiritual manipulation PT3: Opening Your Eyes And Seeing TRUTH

It’s the people we cried on their shoulders, the ones who lifted us up when we felt nothing else mattered. We opened our hearts and built trust with. Spiritual Manipulation can be tough to detect.  Most of the time it’s done by people we love or have built reports with. It’s not always done maliciously…

Guest Blogger: Pastor Massiel Vargas (Pt1)

      You would think that my life was perfect if you got a glimpse of me today. Well, it comes to no surprise life knows how to throw some funny curve balls at you! After being engaged to the love of my life, I feared most days that things seemed to have been…

June Monthly Devotional: A Prophetic Word

God gave me this sweet prophetic word. I pray it blessed you as much as it blessed me. “I’m your advocate” carries a deeper meaning than when God first whispered it to me. In fact, it isn’t just 3 little words anymore. Those 3 little words say, “God-centered Advocacy” which means there is no need…

Foster Care: Enjoying Mother’s Day Without A Mom

An invisible wound each year I would re-pick. No matter how much new skin grew, I would tear it off to once again to feel those overwhelming emotions of sadness. Each year was the same two choices; either I overwork, or sleep the day away. As many prepared for a day of honor for their mothers, I…