Be the Awesome Person you were Created to Be


Today I want to remind you to be awesome!  Let go of your past. Everyone makes mistakes, or as the Bible says all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. Good news is, you don’t have to stay down. Repent, ask God to forgive you and He will. Then forgive yourself and move forward. Do not allow your sin to hold you captive. One of the best examples of this can be seen through David, who we’ve come to know as a man after God’s own heart. David was nowhere near perfect. He made many mistakes in his life, he was a murderer, he was adulterer just to name a few but no matter what he did he always went back to God. Let David be an example to us all of what it means to be someone after God’s own heart.

What does it mean to be someone after God’s own heart? It means you have a relationship with God. When you have a relationship with someone, you spend time with them. You talk to them. You listen to them. You trust them. You do right by them. This is the type of heart we should have for our Heavenly Father. In addition to all of the above, “God is spirit, so we must worship Him in spirit and truth”(John 4:24 KJV). You cannot worship God fully in spirit and in truth if you are still holding on to past mistakes. Not only can you not worship freely, you cannot live freely. This is called bondage and satan wants to keep you in bondage. He wants your mind to be held captive to your faults. He wants to keep you in a dark place in life, because he knows that when you see the light you will be able to walk in the full purpose and destiny in which God has for your life. When you walk in the light you are then able to be the man or woman who God created you to be.

Know your enemy. The devil comes to steal, kill and destroy and he is going to do that be any means necessary. Do not allow him to beat you up with condemnation. There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. You might feel convicted, which you should because that just means the Holy Spirit is living inside of you. But you should never feel condemned. Stand up and take your rightful place in the Kingdom of God. Let go of those mistakes, free yourself from bondage and be the awesome person that you were created to be!


Thought Check:

“There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.” Romans 8:1 KJV

“God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” John 4:24 KJV

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The Importance of Right Relationships

Just recently I experienced a situation that made me realize the importance of right relationships.  A lot of times when we think about relationships, we think about a romantic relationship.  It is not until you consider the definition of what a relationship is that you are truly able to understand that in spite of your marital status, most people are involved in several relationships in their lifetime.  For instance, if you have people you consider to be friends then you have relationships with them because you are connected to them.  Truth be told, you have a relationship with your employer, the phone company, the cable company, I could go on and on.  The point is, as long as you are connected, a relationship will always exist.  I am not going to talk about having a relationship with the phone company, although it is important to stay on the up and up with them, because you and I both know that if you do not then you probably won’t have a phone.  What I would like to talk about however is the importance of right relationships.

Some people are very outgoing and others such as myself tend to be a little more of an introvert.  Whatever personality type you have, everyone desires to have friends.  People who would make your life different if they did not exist.  People who know you, but choose to love you anyway.  Individuals who are there for you no matter what and who you can trust and depend on.  Those are just a few of the concepts that define what I consider to be a true friend.  This is also what I think of in regards to what it means to be in a right relationship.

Now all of this sounds good in theory, but my questions is this, how do we know when a person we are in a relationship with is truly a friend?  We meet new people everyday and obviously some you connect with better than others.  To answer the question however, I’d say that you really do not know.  You just have to take a chance.  It is tough as a parent however, because in most cases when you are friends with someone your family meets that person which means now more people are connected and have that relationship.  The dangerous part is when you take that chance only to find out that person was never really a friend in the first place.  Stuff happens, I get that and although it hurts, you are able to move on with your life.  The most unfortunate part however is that now your children, who are completely innocent, have formed a bond with them and you have to explain to them why that person is no longer apart of your family’s life.  This has been a real wake up call for me and I want each and every one of you to learn from my mistake.  So please allow me to change my answer a bit from before.  I still think we have to take a chance when we meet people, but we are to acknowledge God in all things and this includes whom you should be connected to.  We must pray and ask God.  I believe that if we do this, it will prevent us from a lot of heartache.

I will be the first to say it is tough to find not just people who are trying to live right, but in my case married people.  My husband and I desire to find other couples who are headed in the same direction we are both spiritually and mentally but we must relinquish our desire to the will of our Father and trust His timing.  Often times we get so caught up in what we want, then get excited when we think it has come.  Never allowing our Heavenly Father to show us who’s who and what’s what.  Instead of getting excited, we have to keep a sound mind.  What I’ve learned is that satan will send us a knock off or fake version of whatever it is we are asking God for to distract us from the real thing.  He knows that when God answers prayer, it is going to draw us even closer in our relationship to God and it is going to push the devil further back into hell, where he belongs.

In spite of the hardships of life and understanding the ins and outs of relationships, there is good news.  I am a friend of God, and so are you.  He is the best friend we could ever have.  You never have to worry about Him walking away from you, turning His back on you or hurting you in any way.  No greater love than to lay down your life for a friend.  That’s exactly what our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ did.  Please be mindful of your relationships.  Pray and ask God who is supposed to be in your life, when they are supposed to be in your life and for how long.  That’s the answer, simply put.  Take a chance, but above all seek God.  #iDeclare #theimportanceofrightrelationships


Heavenly Father, thank you for calling me friend.  I need you to please help me understand the importance of right relationships.  I have complete understanding of what a relationship is, so please God help me to discern who is my true friend and who is not.  As I meet people, help me to know why I’ve been connected to them and for how long.  I decree and declare that I will not be thrown off by knock offs, but I will know the real thing when I see it.  In Jesus Name, Amen.

Scripture Reference:

James 2:23 ESV “and the Scripture was fulfilled that says, “Abraham believed God, and it was counted to him as righteousness”—and he was called a friend of God.”

John 15:13-15 KJV “Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you. From now on I call you not servants; for the servant knows not what his lord does: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known to you.”

Is there Anything Too Hard for GOD???


Is there anything too hard for God? This is something I have been thinking about all day today and the fact of the matter is, of course not.  Sometimes we allow our problems, unwanted situations or circumstances to be as big as we are, which in our eyes is pretty big.  But truth is God, who created Heaven and Earth is so big that we can’t even imagine and what may seem to be a big issue in our eyes, is not an issue at all to God.  Why you might ask? Because He holds the whole world in His hands.  He created the Universe, the stars, the sky, the trees, the ocean.  He created you.  He created everything.  He already knows what is going to happen before it ever transpires and He knows how you are going to handle it.

So if we know that nothing is too hard for God, why are we letting the issues and weight of the world hold us down?  It is imperative that we get to that place in life where no matter what is happening around us, we have a firm belief in the capability, strength, certainty, reliability, truth, and consistency of God and God alone.   The capability of God supercedes that of any other because He has all power in His hands.  His strength is far greater than we could ever imagine possible.  The certainty of God is based on His word, we must study the word so we can know the word for ourselves and in turn take Him at His word so we can be certain that He will do what His word says.  God is the definition of what reliable means.  We can always rely on Him when no one else is around.  He is the way, the truth and the light and He consistently shows us grace and mercy each and every day even though we don’t deserve it.

With God, your troubles and dilemmas are never what they appear to be, but if we try to work it out and handle it the way we want to, it just may be exactly what it appears.  Set yourself to the side for a minute, or as my friend would say, stop trying to grow a brain J.  Just trust God.  I think it’s safe to say that for the most part, we trust people that we know.  Could this be why it’s so hard for you to trust God, because you don’t really know Him?  I encourage you right now to build a relationship with the architect of your life.  Get to know Him.  Spend time with Him.  Then while you are going through the ups and downs of life, you will have the innate ability to see things totally different and look to your creator first above all things and trust He’s already working it out for your good and for His glory. #iDeclare #thereisnothingtoohardforGod




Heavenly Father, I thank you for the opportunity to come boldly before your throne.  Thank you for your grace and your mercy that is new each and every day.  I decree and declare right now I believe with all my heart that there is nothing too hard for you.  I trust you will all things, good or bad and no matter what season of life I may be in, I will seek you first and put my trust in you.  In Jesus name, Amen.



Jeremiah 32:17 NLT ““O Sovereign LORD! You made the heavens and earth by your strong hand and powerful arm. Nothing is too hard for you!”

Jeremiah 32:27KJV “Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?”