Forced Stillness: A Safari Tale

Masai Mara, Kenya Psalms 46:10 “Be still and know that I am God” While on safari, well on the way back to Nairobi from Masai Mara, I dropped my phone between the seat of the van. It, of course, landed in a space that I couldn’t reach it. Much of the ride U had been […]

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Till Your Ground

I spent a lot of yesterday in prayer. I regularly, most of the time, drive in silence. My commutes alone have become a great place fo me to be alone with my thoughts and with God, that and the shower. Yesterday I really felt as though I needed that time to be with God. Somethings […]

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Lessons from Lionesses: Hold ‘em, Fold ‘em, and Slay

Masai Mara, Kenya Leave it to me to be on safari and have a whole deep moment. As I was observing three lionesses hunt a warthog (which they call a Pumba in Kenya and I lived), a few things struck me. Struck me in a way that I literally had my wig snatched. So of […]

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The Circle of Life: 3 day Safari in Masai Mara

Masai Mara, Kenya The last time I went on safari I was traveling through Ghana. It was a short trek through the savannah but still amazing, at least the parts I can recall. One thing that drew me to take this trip to Kenya was that I would get to go on a safari again. […]

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What 2018 Taught Me

2018. My, my, my. There is a lot that I can say of this year. It has been difficult but also very full of good things. If you have been rocking with me for the last year, you know that 2017 was extremely difficult for me. With the loss of my grandmother and taking my […]

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Rabbit Hole Prompts

Hello Lovelies. This is a resource for you to get started with your Rabbit Hole! If you don’t know what that is, let me direct you to my YouTube video where I talk about my approach to journaling HERE.  What have I lost lately? What do I struggle with? How do I think I could […]

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Self Sunday: Easing Back In

Inspiration: “You have to be gentle with yourself.” ~ My colleagues It is past midnight and I am having one of those moments where I have hit a productivity groove. It is officially Monday morning and I am just now getting around to writing a self care lesson for this week, again. Normally this would […]

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Self Sunday: Respites and Rest Space

Inspiration: Matthew 11:28-30 KJV: “28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my […]

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Self Sunday: Letting Go

Inspiration: Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.   ~Walter […]

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Self Sunday: Capturing Every Thought

“The mind is everything. What we think, we become.” ~ The Buddha I know how horrible the mind can be because I suffer from anxiety and depression. It can push you over the edge into the abyss where you really cannot see things for what they are. How you think about yourself, and the world […]

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