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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
“Dear Mom and Dad, I want you to know I love you and I am sorry I had to go, but I just couldn’t take this world anymore…” Writing letters to my family as I layed in the floor of my bedroom closet became a regular thing as I continued spiraling my junior and senior … Continue reading The God Who Sees Me
Growing up, the first days of school were not always my favorite. Showing off my new shoes and seeing friends after summer break were slightly appealing. Although by 9 am, we would all be nearly asleep, annoyed with the teacher standing in front of the class rambling on and on about their rules and procedures. … Continue reading Who am I?
Listen to the video below as I share my experience with learning to name my emotions using a "Feelings Wheel", the analogy of a sensor, as well as ideas to healthily deal with your emotions.... What ways do you use to cope? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rk0aQfSCEtc&feature=youtu.be Link for feelings wheel: https://www.mosaiceyeunfolding.com/freeart/feelingswheel2020
Trauma is unfortunately so prevalent in our world today and can make such a impact on our lives. Check out the video link below where I share my experience and how we are to love on our "inner child" in connection with a song the Lord gave me by Steffany Gretzinger called "Cecie's Lullaby". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9HJ-Jigf5M&feature=youtu.be … Continue reading Loving on our “Inner Child”
Tears… Questions… Pain… Anger… Four words merely scratching the surface of this past week in my world... Were you in the hospital? Did you get a new/poor diagnosis? Did someone you love die? All questions possibly popping to the forefront of your mind, though thankfully I am able to negate. Nevertheless the sting remains. Have … Continue reading Purpose in the Process