For the past 26 years, I hated myself. I faithfully read scripture and devoted all my energy to loving God and others. But loving myself was a completely different story. Although, as God has been refining and reshaping me from the inside out, I am beginning to see myself the way He sees me. And … Continue reading “I LOVE ME”
Today I share this idea of "getting ready" for Jesus's return and "Waking Up" through a story and prayer. Below are also links to a devotion and poem. https://youtu.be/AOoG19_86ns If you have questions, prayer requests, or want to connect further, please do not hesitate to reach out via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), Social Media, YouTube (Mess 2 … Continue reading Are YOU Ready?
It started off like any other counseling session. But about mid way through, I heard the wind knocking the trees against the windows. Minutes later, the national weather sirens echoed through the house. Even still, I just continued our conversation. We had important things to talk about. Yet, when the second siren went off, a … Continue reading Safe
“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.” Luke 5:31 The more I study scripture and specifically the life of Jesus, I find that Jesus spent time with all people, regardless of their status in society, level of education, abilities or disabilities, age, or color of skin. So, as a disciple … Continue reading L.O.V.E. W.E.L.L.
Recently, I have been battling more and more problems with swallowing, choking, nausea, and vomiting. So, when my doctor placed an exploratory procedure on the table as an option, I felt the benefits outweighed the risks and I agreed to move forward with it. On the day of the procedure, my heart raced within me … Continue reading “Opening” Our Airway
From the day I was born, my world has revolved around my eyes. In the early days, my eyes were used to capture - Adventure. Attention. Approval. Yet I never attempted to keep them hidden or hindered. Their big brown nature showered simple lashes and innocence. My love for dressing up as a cowgirl or superhero … Continue reading My Eyes
The Power of Prayer Today we are wrapping up our series: The War for Our Souls in Ephesians 6 with a video on PRAYER. https://youtu.be/Ex4EaFdrv2E If you have any questions, comments, or prayer requests, please feel free to comment below or email me at email@example.com. Sending lots of love and prayers always, Alisha
The Helmet and Sword Growing up, my brother and I loved playing dress up. The costumes and jumpsuits morphed over the years from firemen and princesses to cowboys and Star Wars characters. Though, our masks/helmets and weapons always remained most important. We did our best to hold tight to these parts of our armor. Still … Continue reading The War for Our Souls: Week 5
Fiery Faith Faith is a word which most are quite familiar. We hear it in scripture and song books, see in churches and t-shirts. Yet this past year, I cannot think of a word more appropriate to describe my world. Year 25 of my life brought change and heartache, causing me to respond by becoming … Continue reading The War for Our Souls: Week 4
Readying Our Feet with Peace I loved running barefoot as a child. Day and night, my growing feet like to venture all different terrains. Some seemed softer, like sand or grass underneath a tree. Still, the hot pavement or river rocks were marked by edges and jarring. One summer night, I was dashing out the … Continue reading The War for Our Souls: Week 3