One of my favorite stories in the bible is the story of Joseph. Joseph’s brothers threw him into a pit and then sold him to Egyptians passing by. God had given him a dream and that dream caused his own family to hate him. One of the greatest morals of this story, is Joseph’s resilience.… Read More Life Will Make You Strong
Do you wish life had a rewind button? I have considered this to no avail because we can’t change. Life doesn’t work backwards; it always moves forward. Regret could be any occurrence related to looking back and thinking, we could have made a better decision at the time. Consequently, we perceive life from a place… Read More Guilt, Shame and Regret (3)
So Abram said to Lot, “There should be no arguing between you and me or between your people and my people. We are all brothers. We should separate. You can choose any place you want. If you go to the left, I will go to the right. If you go to the right, I will go… Read More Familiarity & Religion
Then the LORD said to Satan, “Have you considered my servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil. Job 1:8 You may not always understand why God allows certain things to happen, but you can be certain that He is… Read More God orchestrated it
The Bible says that Abraham’s faith made him God’s friend. That faith birth fruit, which is obedience. Remember, faith looks like something: it is accompanied by works (James 2:18). Abraham left his fathers house to go nowhere (to the logical mind). But the Lord led his every move and checked up on him every so… Read More What Does Your faith look like
King David was a great king, the Bible speaks about him all through out the scriptures even the New Testament. King Solomon not only had big shoes to fill, but he was also aware that as king he would be responsible for the people of God. The Bible says that up until then, Israel had… Read More Ask for Wisdom
Over 2 years ago the Lord told me, I’d be going on a new journey. Leaving my church, my old friends and all that was familiar to me. Little did I know that before crossing over, I had to release the last bit of baggage I had carried for over 30 years in my heart… Read More It is necessary!
When we don’t address our mental and emotional NEEDS, we blow through the wind doing what we can to survive. We inevitably short change ourselves by adopting self destruct behaviors by omission. We become seekers of things that do not and will not work. But how? In attempts to level the playing field, we look… Read More Are you a seeker?
Are you struggling with being positive, grateful, focused, relaxing, sleeping, dealing with problems, loving others? It doesn’t mean you are crazy, it means you are human and could use some techniques to improve the life you live. I had a pastor once who always spoke of us being so spiritually good, that we would be… Read More Ways to improve your emotional and mental health
Did you know that we have over 60 thousands thoughts per day? That’s about 3,000 thoughts per hour! We don’t have to entertain every single thing that comes into our minds! We have so many thoughts and not everything that we think is worth our time. Some are not even our own thoughts (even if… Read More How to win the battle
Living in shame can come from wrongdoing (which is directly associated with guilt) but it can also come from rejection, harsh correction or criticism from caretakers, in the early portion of our lives. I’ve been talking on the topics of guilt, shame and regret because I have noticed many others walk in shame and it… Read More Guilt, Shame and Regret (2)
As I ended my last post, the Bible doesn’t directly mention Guilt, shame and regret but there are various stories and consequences which do. These 3 are evident in the life of king David, Peter and Judas. We all make mistakes; its normal to feel guilty about what we’ve done or the choices we’ve made… Read More Guilt, Shame and Regret (1)
Whose mind do you have? The scriptures tell us that we have the mind of Christ. But if you’re anything like me, you’ve thought: how could I have the mind of Christ if I think thoughts filled with sexual desire, hate, regret, shame, murder, gossip, slander and a host of other things on any given… Read More How’s your mind?
If you’ve been struggling with fear, shame, anger and inability to receive love- I want you to consider that maybe you have condemned yourself. Could there be self condemnation in your heart? We know that God hates and punishes sin, but He does not judge as we do. Many people have become judge over their… Read More Behavior versus Approval