5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Mental Health

OMG, it’s a new month already! Hey mamas! Are you ready for these five, yes five EASY ways to jumpstart your mental health? Keep reading to discover how consistency in faith, sleep, playtime, exercise, and good nutrition can be the game-changer you need. 1. Faith—our relationship with the Lord Did you know consistent quiet time with the Lord helps…

Is He Worth Your Surrender?

As I sit here on this beautiful Wednesday morning, I reflect on the goodness of the Lord. We must obey Him in everything, not just the things we think are noteworthy. He loves us unconditionally and forgives us completely. Is it too hard for us to willingly give Him our best yes when He voluntarily…

Conversations

It started with a conversation I had with myself. What do I want out of life? What is my life? What is life? He’s called me to be more than this but I had my reservations. But, why? As I kept prodding within myself to discover my problem, there was only one viable reason: I…

Focused

Today I wanted to use some of the images that my husband has taken over the years that demonstrates focused. The image of the church is Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC, a year after the Charleston 9 moved to heaven.   via Daily Prompt: Focused

What Do You Have to Lose?

Have you ever been at a place that you felt you were at the bottom and you had nothing else to lose? I have, and it wasn’t pretty. It never is. 2004 was the year. And I was over it. I didn’t make a plan, just a decision. As soon as I was about to…

Renewed in the Spirit

“And be constantly renewed in the spirit of your mind [having a fresh mental and spiritual attitude], And put on the new nature (the regenerate self) created in God’s image, [Godlike] in true righteousness and holiness.”‭‭ Ephesians‬ ‭4:23-24,‬ ‭AMPC‬‬ (emphasis added) I wonder how many times have the truth of this verse made sense to…

Final Countdown: Pregnancy, Rest, Faith

It’s 6:09 AM on a Saturday morning, and I’ve been up for the past hour and a half. I’ll be 36 weeks pregnant tomorrow and am measuring at about 38 weeks. What does that communicate? Restless nights. Disturbed sleep. Weird body aches. Nervous thoughts. Awkward mood swings. Absolute joy. I still am in awe of…