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;…

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.

Counterfeit Forgiveness & Reaching The Real (PT1)

At 13, I was sneaking into clubs pretending I was 18. 14, was filled with many pregnancies scares and back then I was completely open to the idea of abortion. ( Not today) 15, I was skipping school, and hanging out with older men.

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…

August Monthly Devotional: Coming Back Home From Backsliding

No one really knew the battle just God and I. Working 9-5, churchgoing and showing up where I committed to. The outside saw no trace of backsliding. But for me rocky; would describe the last couple months. Bags under my eyes pulling overnighters. Watching  “Not so reality TV”. It’s fair to say I was addicted y’all. …