Drinking From The Well Devotional (I’m Not 100% Okay)

I wouldn’t say it was the project I was trying to finish before New Year’s welcomed its self in; which led to the emotional breakdown. It was a snowball effect building its strength to roll down the hill. The snow started with the passing of my adoptive Father who molested me for many years ….

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…

Tweens & Teens Lessons I Wish I knew (PT2)

Last week, I shared with you I spoke at a young women’s empowerment. I totally ended up talking all about forgiveness and the next thing you know I’m pouring out my testimony.  I promised you I would share how it went so this post is my promised fulfilled.

September Monthly Devotional: The Creativity In You

I waited for everyone to leave the house. Running downstairs full of excitement to blast her latest song.  Something about it just took me to a whole other world.  I’d turned the song so loud I couldn’t hear reality. My ears pierced with freedom and fun.

Listen: I Joined Stefani Stolzfus on her Podcast Truth Chat With Moms

I’m overjoyed to share I was interviewed on the “Truth Chats with Moms” podcast by my very sweet friend Stefani. While I’m not a mom yet we both hold adoption both dear to our hearts.  We met about two years ago at bloggers conference called Declare in Texas. We instantly became friends. Although we are…

July’s Monthly Devotional: Give It Back Already

Well, here is a dumb question you might answer if I asked; If you had a company car and decided to pursue a new job, would you have to give the car back? So many people would say “Duh Des that’s not a difficult question. Of course,  I would relinquish the car!” However, why is…

Oh No: I Found Hidden Anger in ME!

Guys! Your girl has ISSUES, yes I said it. I do my best to keep everything as transparent as island water.  Never do I try to persuade people I’m all healed up and perfect. Not HERE! Continuously, I’m going through different challenges and learning from them and writing all about it. I have anger issues, and …

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…