It wasn’t out of the norm for the girls to be late. Although as the minutes multiplied, so did my frustration. All day, they complained about being hungry and bored. Where are they now? It was midway through summer at the residential school I worked at and so amidst our boredom one afternoon, I decided … Continue reading Come and Seek
“I LOVE ME”
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”
Are YOU Ready?
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 (email@example.com), 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.
“Opening” Our Airway
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 War for Our Souls: Week 6
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Sending lots of love and prayers always, Alisha
The War for Our Souls: Week 5
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
The War for Our Souls: Week 4
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