I don't know about you guys, but my favorite time of the year is this time of year. Thanksgiving is over and it is time to put up the Christmas lights as we eat leftover turkey and pumpkin everything. Sometimes I listen to Christmas music in June because that's how much I love Christmas. (Yes, … Continue reading The Seasons for Thanksgiving
My amazing friend, Sylvia, started a blog! I love it!
I watched an awesome video yesterday on YouTube. It was a conversation panel of sorts composed of members from the Bethel Music worship team. Throughout the 1 hour video they discussed a variety of topics, but the one that stuck out to me the most was as follows:
The difference between
“I love you, but…”
“I love you, and…”
As per my character, I pondered on the difference between these two expressions for quite a while. What makes these two expressions different from one another? Is the tone in which the expression is delivered relevant or crucial?
This topic reminds me of a certain episode of Game of Thrones (Yes I watch that show) where one of the characters says, “Nothing someone says before the word ‘but’ really counts.” Well, there you go.
But seriously, I can recall many times in my life as a leader and…
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What is Toastmasters? Great question! No, it has nothing to do with the above image. Sorry. (Although now I am hungry.) Toastmasters International is an organization that trains people to become great speakers and strong leaders in their work or community. Those who are members of Toastmasters use their skills for what they wish. Some … Continue reading What is Toastmasters?
If you know me, I love stories. Here is a short story that I wrote recently. Let me know what you think about it! I would love to know your interpretation of the story. ~ She stands at the edge of the water staring out towards those in the depths. Her head cocks to one … Continue reading Those in the Water
Have you ever been anxious? I mean full-blown anxiety. Have you ever had a panic attack that felt as though you may vomit because you were so scared? I have. Have you ever made a mistake that you felt was unforgivable? (The answer to that should be yes.) The following is a short story about … Continue reading Panic at the Mechanic’s
From the beginning of time we have always had fear. It is crucial in life to be fearful. Before civilization, fear was what helped us to survive. Fear still helps us to this day, but sometimes the things we fear can hinder us. When we do not keep ourselves in check we allow fear to … Continue reading Fear: Asking the Right Questions
I know, how awful of me. I haven't written a blog post in over a year. Life tends to get in the way sometimes, doesn't it? Especially if you have no idea where you're going or what you're doing with it. For those of you who may not follow me on other Social Media accounts, … Continue reading So Many Changes
Whoop! Whoop! My collection of poems is now available to order on Amazon.com. Just click the link to take you straight to your order! Thank you all for your amazing support. I have poured my heart into these poems and I hope that you love each and every one. God bless you all! Love you … Continue reading Abstract Distractions Now Available!
“In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps.” – Proverbs 16:9 (NIV) We all have a plan, a course in mind, which we are striving for. We have this idea in our heads how we want our life to pan out. Yet, nothing ever seems to go our way … Continue reading Our Route VS God’s Route
I've decided for this week's post I am going to give you a sneak peek into one of the many poems in my upcoming collection Abstract Distractions. This one is among my favorites and I hope you enjoy it. If I Could Measure Love If I could measure love in kisses A cup of coffee’d … Continue reading Sneak Peek into Abstract Distractions