Self preservation: by my definition is to shield or safe guard oneself from actual or perceived harm. Self preservation is innate. Or is it learned? Young children arrive as tender hearted, trusting, naive and innocent. Over time the cares of life opens the eyes and awakens the soul to the dangers we encounter on life’s open road. The more harm done to an individual the more coarse their heart and mind become. The more scars, the more distant and closed to people we become—we self preserve to ward off future potential Continue reading
This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24“Most people who live in gratitude are typically joyful.”
Maybe 3 weeks back a man at the gym Was watching me. He then approached me and told me I was the only person he’d ever seen who seemed happy and smiley all the time. He looked a little perplexed and refreshed by this. Now, the gym I train my clients from I have been a member or affiliated with since 2005 Continue reading
This passage of scripture has been rolling around in my head for more than a week now.
Did you know that just like any good Father, God has expectations of us? It’s true. He expects from us because He loves us and knows not only what’s best for us, but the best that resides within us...each of us. Each of you. God sees you, the real you. The you that cuddles up and dreams of the future and weeps Continue reading
I woke up this morning feeling heavy hearted the same as I did when I fell to sleep last night. God, where are you? Maybe that’s something you’re asking yourself right now. I know I am. But here, down beneath my hurt and heart ache, I know something on a deeper level and I have personal experience with its truth— God is there, right beside you.
He’s always been there. He is faithful. He is protector. He is confidant. He is friend. He loves the color of your skin, whatever shade it is. He loves you Continue reading