I had not lived up to expectations. I had not achieved greatness. This was definitely not the life of my dreams. “Hmmm…” Continue reading Living the Dream
A simple question could save someone’s life. It saved mine today. Continue reading I Almost Gave Up
Initially, I did not think this Daniel Fast was going well. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 21- Lessons
You made me drive all this way just to hear about someone else being blessed with exactly what I’ve been begging you for??!! Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 20- The Test of Waiting
He gives them to us because he trusts that we will use them correctly. I have betrayed that trust. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 19- Am I using my gift right?
I feel that old, familiar adversary sneaking up to attack. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 18- A Familiar Foe
I acknowledge all of those things with an attitude of gratitude…but not necessarily with an attitude of praise. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 17- Is Thank You enough?
I wanted to be sarcastic. I wanted my disapproval to be heard through my tone. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 16- It’s Working
Menu- roasted breakfast potatoes, blackberry spinach salad, pasta & tomatoes I always tell people my relationship is a little different from the average Christian. It goes beyond church, reading the Bible and even this Daniel Fast. All of those things are fueled by the fact that I am completely, totally, madly in love Jesus. Yes, I got saved a few days before I turned 11 … Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 14- Kirk Franklin’s Love Theory
Here’s the crazy thing. I was not willing to do that. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 13- Letting Go with Legos
Menu- grapefruit, quinoa salad, minestrone soup and too many cashews Self-control is a beast. It is a discipline that must be learned. It is difficult at best and seemingly impossible at worst. Most importantly, it is a fruit of the spirit that identifies a Christian. Sometimes I have it. Sometimes I don’t. I’m a little more than halfway through the fast and my struggle is … Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 12- I hurt him.
Instead, he told me to apologize…WHAT??!! Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 11- Wake Up Call
I saw this verse and was a little blown away. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 10- Refreshing
Yesterday, I woke up with a new resolve! Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 9- New Goals
So, I’m one week in and I’ve only felt a real encounter on one day, maybe two. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 7- Get With It!!!
I had a surprising opportunity to tell someone about my relationship today. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 6- Fishing
Each morning of the Daniel Fast I read the devotion from a book by Kristen Feola. Today’s devotion was about the breath of God from his spirit. One of my constant prayers is for God to breathe on me and all I do. As I reflected on yesterday’s impatience with my acting career, I went to the often quoted Ephesians 3:20 about God doing more … Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 5- Deeper
Sometimes, I forget that every day on a fast will not be a mind blowing, spirit awakening day full of wonder and amazement. This was one of those days. I think I thought the first day of blocking secular TV and music would be different. I thought I would experience God in a different way. Well, that didn’t happen. I spent most of the day … Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 4- God’s Clapback
God threw a little curve ball into my Daniel Fast today. Continue reading Daniel Fast Day 3- Revamp
As social media is flooded with 1st day of school pics, here’s one that should be on every feed. Continue reading Ruby Bridges and First Day of School Courage
Lessons learned that will help me understand men a bit better. Continue reading 3 Things My Stepfather Taught Me About Men