Today I share part 2 of this series: Uncovering from Ephesians 5 verses 11-14 and the power of confessing and exposing our whole selves before a "safe person" and God, above all. https://youtu.be/Wr_eQWspHFo I would love to connect with you via Instagram @mess_2_masterpiece, Facebook, email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or feel free to comment below!
The hot sting of the gravel made my eyes water as I pulled each embedded rock from my knee. It was a hot summer day and as a seven year old, I scrambled to find bandages to cover up the fresh wound from my fall before anyone found me. All the while, I repeated the … Continue reading Heart Check: Stone or Flesh?
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”
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
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3ViNP64saM&feature=youtu.be Check out this weeks blog on the emotion: SHAME! If you are in need of prayer or would like to further connect, please feel free to comment below, email me at email@example.com, find my page on Facebook @scrogginsalisha, YouTube: Mess 2 Masterpiece, or Instagram @mess_2_masterpiece. Also be sure to SUBSCRIBE to my blog so … Continue reading The Masterpiece Within: SHAME
https://youtu.be/opsEovDK2Pc Reading of the poem “You either walk inside your story and own it, or you stand outside your story and hustle for your worthiness” ~Brene Brown~ For years, I gazed into my story as if looking through a window. Instead of seeing actions and people for what and who they were, it was as … Continue reading The Untold Story
Thanksgiving… The huge holiday celebrated by millions here in America filled with sweet memories of food, friends, family and football often followed by the hustle and bustle of Black Friday is quickly approaching. As we neared this annual festivity two years ago, my middle school students and I were discussing the topic. For many, it … Continue reading For whom or what are you THANKFUL?
Young lady, pretty figure Big, brown eyes and glistening hair, Latest shoes and styles, Money piled high. From the outside looking in, She has it all together. ~~~ Top of her class, Teachers bragging. Part of a picture perfect family. On the field or the court, Even in the pew at church. From the outside … Continue reading The Real Me
Each letter drips with emotion As the fog fills my brain and body, No. No. It can’t be. It can’t be. Knees curled to my chest, I rock back and forth, my head in my hands. Alone. Why? Lord I don’t understand. Why her? Why him? ~~~ Standing by the graveside As a loved one … Continue reading Messy Grief