The world will inevitably try to tell him what it means to be a man. My job is to remind Honor that God made him; that our Lord chose to make a man who was clearly meant to be here.Read More
I am random, ever-changing, ever-learning and ever-evolving.
This shall reflect that.
Faith is believing that because you are lead by His Spirit, what you pray is what He desires. Faith is believing that because you pray God has a chance to use you to do His work. Faith is believing that God can and He will, because you had the faith to believe.Read More
Finales aren’t meant to answer every question, satisfy every longing, or even tie up every loose end. They are meant to bring you to where the story lead. And, if you, like I, have seen every episode of Game of Thrones, nothing about this final season, nor finale, should seem out of place - other than the coffee cup, of course.Read More
When I came to the knowledge that I hadn’t surrendered any part of my life to the person I claimed as Savior, I was stunned. But, I’m even more overwhelmed by the fact that He’s stuck by me, kept calling me and waited for me to hold Him the way He’s held me. Yes, it is incredibly hard to have your beliefs crushed, especially if it’s seemingly overnight, after years and years of emotional buildup. But, it’s even harder to live your life so consumed with your own desires, only to realize, at the end, the purest, truest desire is to be full, and the only thing that fills is Christ.Read More
So, you can imagine the task of a woman like me attempting to write her own vows. A woman who never considered doing such a thing. A woman who almost eloped, and also previously would have never considered doing such a thing. A woman who married a man she only dated for a f e w months, and needless to say, never in a million years, before she said yes, would have considered doing such a thing. A woman like me. Woah. Who is she?Read More
In the black of an almost winter morning, I woke up on my living room floor. Having to remind myself that the cause of sleep outside of our bed was back pain that only a hard floor can relieve, I simultaneously scrambled to make sure I didn’t oversleep. My body woke itself up, as if it was anticipating something.Read More
You’re a genius, and that’s no exaggeration of the word. I’m unsure if it’s the dictionary reading, the crossword puzzles or the 100 games of solitaire per day, but whatever it is, it’s real. You are intelligent, masterfully articulate, uncommonly decisive and shamelessly authentic.Read More
And you’re mad at yourself for living up to societies expectations that you have to build a man, when some men do already come built, you’re just not willing to wait, patiently.Read More
Unless a man is permanently friendzoned and perfectly okay with that, it is a rare occurrence that a man introduces a woman to another man.Read More
I was feeling like the work I was doing was beneath me, beneath my experience, beneath my education; which, both, have always defined “me.” And on some (read: most) days that took away from my gratefulness that I had THREE (extremely manageable) jobs. The idea of more consumed me, and if I’m being real, still does.Read More
So, when I feel like I'm losing it, and when I feel like I have not a clue what to do next, I do the only thing there is to do right now. I trust that God has got it all under control and I take the next client that walks into DryBar - White Plains.Read More
My prayer is for more Christians around the world to discover, more and more each day, what Christianity means, and that it changes their minds and hearts. My prayer is for more non-believers around the world to discover, more and more each day, what Christianity means, and that it changes their minds and hearts.Read More
E v e r y minister, elder, person who put their lips to a mic was PHENOMENAL. They EACH spoke eloquently and with conviction, clearly studied, not only their text, but the whole Gospel, they were relatable and smart and thorough, they pointed e v e r y t h i n g to Jesus Christ! Every song the choir and praise team sang was about Jesus, it was a healthy mix of new school stuff I'd never heard of about sin being great, but Jesus being greater, and Great is Thy Faithfulness. INCREDIBLE!Read More
I AM GIFTED. I am gifted to do hair. I am gifted to write. EQUALLY. The two don't make sense in my mind, but I am convinced they do not have to. God has a plan for my gifts, He wouldn't have trusted them both with me otherwise. It's not easy and I promise I am confused, but I have a sketch of a plan and I am trusting a good, all-knowing God.Read More
When Kevin and I decided to get married, our relationship and engagement wasn't the only shocker. The equally big (or bigger) shocker was the confusion of when either of us ended our previous relationships. Kevin was in a very public relationship for over a year. I was in a semi-private relationship for over 5. Both of us, as followers of each other on social media, knew the other had a significant other, but neither knew the details.Read More
here's a secret...don't tell anyone...at my launch party...my soon-to-be husband and I...will be making a grand announcement. soooooo...
you might want to be there. ;)
Fast forward to September 2017 after a couple more DM's, one official meet, one almost run-in and jokes under each others Facebook statuses...in another DM, I said Happy Belated Birthday, to a man who I felt I developed some weird almost, but not at all, friendship with. Then, I gave him my number.Read More
Don't you hate people who can never admit when they're wrong? That's me. I'm a justifier. Because I'm a thinker, a careful thinker. So, if I'm wrong then that means my thought process was off, and that, I just can't have.Read More
I say all this to say, if Shea Moisture wants to expand their market reach, let them. I'm all for inclusion when it comes from Pantene, Tresseme, Paul Mitchell, Garnier, Kerastase, Sexy Hair all themmmmm. BUT DANG SHEA MOISTURE, WE CANT HAVE NOTHING CAN WE?! It's like when your mom tells you she'll give you her fried chicken recipe when you get married, but then let's your sister in on the secret when she turns 16. LET THEM FIGURE IT OUT DON'T GIVE IT TO THEM!!!Read More
The Church has no choice but to be hypocritical because the church will never not have sinners in their pews. But the sinners should want to be changed. And while they're sinning, they shouldn't judge others outside the church for sinning also, and after they've made a conscious decision to give their life to Christ and try their best to put aside their totally sinful ways, they should reach back and encourage the next life, the next soul to do the same.Read More