A failed plan is not the end. Trust God.

Proverbs 16:9, “We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.” When your plans fail, ask God to order your steps, be open to redirection, and trust His will for your life. Day to day plans are great because for the most part they’re routine. We know that we have to get up…

Frustrated? Say this prayer. ❤️

God calm my anxieties. Give me strength to let go of anything beyond my control. Give me the peace I need to remove this stress and frustration. Renew my mind in you Lord, Jesus. Thank you for the power to conquer my fears and step outside my comfort zone. Lord, you are the God of…

Friday morning Inspiration: Believe.

Don’t put your success in anyone else’s hands but yours! Some people aren’t going to support you. 🤷🏾‍♀️ Some people will tell you no! 🚫 Some people will say your dreams are unrealistic, and think you’re crazy. 🤨 Listen, never stop believing! Faith has two parts. You must put in the work and believe. You…

Footprints tell a story.

It snowed again, for the third week in a row, here in North Carolina.  As I was taking one of my daughters to work this morning, the Lord said, take a picture of your footprints in the snow. I said okay. I didn’t know where He was going with this, I mean I had an…

Falling short or falling into place?

How many times have you made plans or set goals, and things happened exactly as you planned? From a general everyday standpoint, I know for me, I can make plans to go in the store to buy one item, and come out with six, or ten, or an entire cart. However, there are times when…

Incomplete: A short story. (Final part)

Part 4 An unpleasant surprise encounter at the ER They say when you hit rock bottom, the only way to go is up. Going up, wasn’t easy or straight. When Aspen and Jolene couldn’t get into a shelter, Jolene would sleep outside in the car while Aspen worked. Aspen checked on Jolene every time she…

Incomplete: A short story by Shubricca L Bell

Part 1 Third graders are brutal “I haven’t always been this way- despised by society, broke (in more ways than one), inadequate, and discarded… like toilet paper after a good sh.” “Shhh, Ms. Angeles said, interrupting Aspen. “You can’t use that language Ms. Lewis,” Ms. Angeles said. “Oh, my bad. My bad kids,” Aspen said….

I choose to believe.

I choose to believe the opposite of what I see. I choose to believe that God is working on my behalf. You see, I’ve taken two too many loses, but I believe that through Christ, I win. I’ve been waiting for a breakthrough for so long, but I choose to believe that God’s grace is…

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…

Don’t put your life on hold for inconsistent people.

Don’t put your life on hold for people who aren’t sure about you. People make it clear when they’re serious about you. You won’t ever be confused about where you stand. Some people just want to keep access to you or power over you. If you keep waiting for them to make a life with…