New Book Alert! New Book Alert! New Book Alert!

Hi everyone!

It is with great joy that I announce the arrival of my second book, Fight for Your Life. It’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally here.

This book is short, sweet and directly to the point but I feel much needed. In this book, I share the insight and new revelations that God has given me in regards to the importance of praying the Word of God. My hope is that my transparency in this book will help you shift your prayer life. I really hope you are blessed by what you read. Fight for Your Life by: Nicole Ross is available in both print and electronic format.

Each book is only $6.99!!!

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Thank you so much for your support

Nicole L. Ross – Author/Writer


Lay it Down

Do you ever feel as though you have the weight of the world on your shoulders? I can think of a few times in my past where I have felt this way, not quite understanding why. If you are feeling this way, I want to encourage you to do a little self-evaluation. Who are you around? If you had to document every moment of your day-to-day activities, what do you spend the majority of your time doing? I assure you that somewhere along the line, the burdens you carry were never intended for you to carry in the first place. The word of God says that He will never give us more than we can bear. But what about the stuff you gave yourself? Some stuff you are experiencing in life right now come from you.

If you allow yourself to be in a situation that you were never meant to be in, you end up carrying a burden you were never meant to carry. You cannot be every thing to every body. Learn how to pray for people, trust God then let it go. Do not let other people’s problems become your problem. Make it up in your mind that you will not disappoint God by trying to take things into your own hands. Watch how much better you feel when you make the decision to trust God, not worry and lay everything at His feet in prayer.

Remember, there are consequences behind every action, so if you decide not to trust God and do things on your own then you have to accept and deal with the results. Our loving Father holds the world in His hand, so there’s no reason you should feel like you have to carry it on your back. He has granted us the opportunity to come to Him in prayer at any time. When a friend, loved one, or complete stranger comes to you with a problem, don’t try and handle it yourself. The best thing you can do is pray.

One last thing, make prayer your first resort, not your last. While you’re trying to figure it out, God has already worked in out. In your prayer time, ask God to rid you of every unnecessary burden and shut every door you have opened for yourself and open new doors that only He can open to keep you in line with His will.

Thought Check:

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 NKJV

Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” John 14:27 NKJV


If you haven’t already gotten your copy, be sure to get Let’s Talk Life: A  New Perspective by Nicole Ross

Available wherever books are sold!!!

Let's Talk Life: A New Perspective


It’s Time To Pay It Forward

From the Heart - Blessing in A Bag

When I started this blog, I would normally find myself writing about self-improvement.  I want to encourage and inspire each of you to live your life to fullest and share with you the love of God.  In doing that however, one of the main elements I hope you never forget is the importance of doing for other people.  It’s good to get yourself together, work hard, and push towards your dreams but somewhere along the way you have to be willing to put yourself to the side and think about the needs of others.  I’ve even found that in the process of my never ending doing…doing…doing, if I stop and take the time to consider the need of someone else and help meet that need my simple act of kindness helps push me that much closer to where I am trying to go.

So, in my quest to show support I came across this great organization that I immediately knew I had to share with you.  From the Heart, Blessings in a Bag was started by Whitney Sutton in Tampa, Florida.  From the Heart, Blessings in a Bag is an organization meant to bring hope, providing small necessary items needed to get through every day life to our brothers and sisters that are without homes.  When asked how what she does motivates, inspires or encourages others, Whitney stated, “I believe our bags have the potential to encourage anyone who receives them.  It shows them that there are people who care and who think that they are important.  It gives each individual who receives a bag a reason to strive for better.  In addition to all the toiletries and small goodies, included in the bag is a listing of places they can go for additional help, which can ultimately change the situation they are in. The bags also give everyone who donates time or supplies to the organization an opportunity to come together for a greater cause and satisfaction in knowing that we can make a difference.”

Sound like something you’d be interested in supporting?  The items that From the Heart, Blessings in a Bag gives away are every day items: toothbrush/toothpaste, washcloth, soap, socks, water bottle, snack crackers, granola bars, tissue, fruit cup/spoon, and blankets. These items can be purchased practically anywhere and if anyone would like to donate you can send donations to:

From the Heart, Blessings in a Bag

P.O. Box 1743 Brandon, FL


Whitney started this organization because she knows what it feels like to be without a home.  “I’ve been without a home before and it was the duration of about 8 months. Although the stereotype shows if they’re homeless they must have some type of problem but that was not the case. Most cases are because the responsibilities with bills, mortgage, etc. became too much to bare and there was a lack of knowledge for the resources available to help. I had someone show me available options and I hope to be able to do the same for someone else. Together, all of our small efforts can make a BIG impact! “  Proof that what you go through in life is not for you.  It’s to help make you better, but also to help others later on down the line.


Whitney, I would like to commend you on starting an organization that will touch the lives of so many people.  Your heart for people is amazing and I want you to know I support you 200%.  So amazing to see God work in your life.  My prayer is that you will continue to receive the support needed to sow seed into the lives of homeless people and show them the love of God. Your hard work, dedication, love and kindness will never go unnoticed! God bless you in all you do!

If you’d like to learn more about From the Heart, Blessings in a Bag you can find them on Facebook – or email

This is a great organization and I’d really like to encourage each of you to support.  Don’t wait! Don’t think about it! Just do it! Support this great organization by sending any of the items listed or financial donations to From the Heart, Blessings in a Bag.  Your support can really go a long way.  Why not pay it forward?  Let’s be honest, sometimes it just feels good to do something good!

Thought Check:

 “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Luke 6:38 NIV