Sanford business owner overcomes financial challenges of COVID-19

Robert Glenn, owner of NC Wings and Things in Sanford said his business has taken a financial hit during COVID-19. COVID-19 has left a financial strain on individuals all over the world, but some could argue no one has been hit hard financially, as small business owners have.  Some small business owners were forced to…

Tonight’s prayer

God give my heart peace. Give my mind rest, and give my soul a refill of your Holy Spirit. I thank you for listening to my prayers and responding in love and faithfulness. You’re a great God. I can always count on you.  You’re a God who cannot fail. You’re the God who knows my…

Miracle Beans: Part 5 (final part) 

A little birdie It’s December 24, and although it’s Christmas Eve, a time of joy, festivities and last minute shopping for many, Black Mountain was saddened. The only people who were popping champagne and celebrating, were the commercial real estate investors, who saw Miracle Beans as an opportunity expand Black Mountain. These investors weren’t interested…

Miracle Beans: Part 4

Part 4  It’s not my problem  The Black Mountain community was good about keeping the Go Fund Me, for the Osbornes a secret. The Osbornes posted that their last day open would be December 20, which was two days away. Linda decided to call Joseph, the Osbornes son; he hadn’t been home in ten years….

Miracle Beans: A Christmas Story. Part 3

Part 3 Pizza for Thanksgiving “Is there anything that I can do to help,” Linda said. “Yeah, me too. I’d like to help out in any way that I can,” John said. “No, we knew this was coming. The pandemic has really been tough for business, but we are old, and we still have our…

That midd place.

Have you ever felt stuck, trapped, or as if your life is at a stand still? It’s an uncomfortable feeling, so why do we often take comfort in such in uncomfortable place? I’d like to explore that with you, and encourage you to know that, you don’t have to be comfortable with struggle. Listen to…

Miracle Beans: A short story by Shubricca L Bell.

So, it’s the holiday season, and I just love writing short stories inspired by this time of year. One of my favorite things to do this time of year is cuddle up with a cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows and watch Christmas movies, it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. It also…

You’re not cursed, know your worth.

Good morning, God laid it on my heart to create this post this morning. All to often we get stuck in unfavorable situations and get comfortable with it being our end. God is saying to you today, No! This is not your end. You are a powerful being in Christ. So, listen to this podcast…

The “water under the bridge” is brewing.

For the most part, today has been a beautiful, calm, and relaxing day. I pray that all is well with you, and yours. I’m blessed, and God is good. I’d like to keep the positive momentum going, and post deep, inspirational, or scriptural quotes, but I’m battling something mentally and emotionally… Although I want to…