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.
When we are stuck in the cycle of complaining and being miserable in our current situation it hinders and blinds us from seeing how God is working in the present to bring our dreams to fruition.
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”
I am in a season of life right now where I can’t seem to keep up with the leaps and bounds are growing physically, and mentally. I keep thinking about possible ways to allow them to grow and mature while keeping them tied to my hip. I keep thinking about how I wish I couldContinue reading “Destroying MOM FEARS with TRUTH- Part III”
Part II Hey yall! I told you to be on the lookout for Part 2. So this week, I had to recruit some of my seasoned Mama’s to share their serious ‘mom fears’. I look at the relationship I have now with my mom and the way she remains apart of my siblings and myContinue reading “Attacking and Destroying those MOM Fears with the TRUTH- Part II”
I don’t know about you, but I find myself in a constant wreck as I try to cope with the daily anxiety of being a good Mama. Always wondering whether I am doing enough, too much, and if I am doing it correctly…
Anniversary Edition Can you believe it? It feels like yesterday I was leaving for university saying goodbye to this young man, looking for adventure, new sights, new prospects, just everything NEW. I tried to say goodbye to Geron, but he wouldn’t let me go and here we are 7 years later. I am grateful thatContinue reading “MARRIAGE NUGGETS FROM THE RUSSELLS”
I’ve learnt that sometimes you have to remove yourself from the craziness, but remain in His Presence, in His shadow and under His wings.