Its commonplace for me to roll into the new year with all my intentions set, ready to springboard myself into a renewed purpose for the year ahead. I have to say, though, it’s not been that way this year.
Honestly, I am proud of myself for getting through last year in one piece!
Funny enough, this ended up being the word of the week in our family devotions this week. The Cambridge dictionary defines complacency as ‘a feeling of calm satisfaction with your own abilities or situation that prevents one from trying harder.’ We dream. We plan, but LIFE happens, and sometimes we become complacent. We want toContinue reading “Final #5:Complacency”
I’m not important enough.I’m not good enough.This isn’t for me.I’m supposed to be this size.Those things don’t happen for small people like me.I never win these things.No one will take me seriously.I’m too old for that.That’s just my personality. These are the kinds of thoughts that circle our minds when we want to move forwardContinue reading “Dream-Slayer #4: Limiting Beliefs”
You know that feeling of anticipation, worry, excitement, hesitancy, reluctance, enthusiasm, all of it rolled into a big knot that penetrates your mind and heart all at the same time. You know the feeling! It’s like when you try baking the perfect cake FOR THE FIRST TIME, or when you know you waffled during that interview, but you sold yourself the best you could to get that position- and you really want that job, or when you’re about to become a mom for the first time, and you seem to be ever so sloooooooowwwly approaching that due date. We have all been in spaces where we have had to wait on someone or something to come to be in our lives.
A dream frustrated. Truth: Sometimes I want to kick my dreams under the rug and leave it there! Listen, I want to be transparent and real with you. Sometimes I get angry, bitter, frustrated; because the ladder I had been trying to climb, seemed to be laid out perfectly steady and stable- for someone elseContinue reading “COMPARISON: The Dream-Slayer”
I am still learning that God’s plan for me is bigger than I can dream up! I am still learning that God will make space for the things he has placed in my heart! A few years ago, God had moved me to be more proactive in sharing my faith and being a witness forContinue reading “Dust Off Those Dreams!”
A couple weeks ago, I sat down with a good friend of mine ( I sometimes call her my big sister) Yolande for a little chit chat on life. Yolande has recently launched her podcast Shifting Perspectives where she enters into conversations about real world issues from a woman’s perspective, particularly Caribbean women. She hasContinue reading “Owning Your Story”
Obedience… as a mom it’s something I live for. I set boundaries for my girls. I give them instructions to follow and inform them that if these boundaries are crossed or they fail to follow the instructions given, there will be consequences. I think about consequences in two ways; you can either receive something orContinue reading “O-B-E-D-I-E-N-C-E”