Ephesians 3:20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us. This verse describes how the Declare conference was for me this past weekend. As I mentioned in my last post, I was very nervous about giving my pitch. … Continue reading You, My Friend, Are Qualified!
Hello, everybody, I’m sorry I haven’t written in a long time. I have been focused on several things in my life. As some of you know, I want to write a book about my life someday. Well, my mom and I are attending a Christian writing conference next week, where I hope to learn more … Continue reading “Declare Conference” Jitters
It’s not what I prayed for. It’s not what I wanted. It’s not something I understand. My circumstances seem so confusing, I’m placing it in Your hands.” Tears immediately flowed down my face when I heard these words to “Your Ways Are Higher Than Mine,” for the first time Monday morning from the Collingsworth Family’s … Continue reading Choosing to Love God, Even When I Still Have Unanswered Questions
Recently, I just listened again to a book on my audible app called, “But God, Wouldn’t I Be More Useful to You If I Were Healthy?” by Esther Smith. This book is about how she lives with chronic pain. This book will open your eyes to see there are others around you who are hurting … Continue reading “But God, Wouldn’t I Be More Useful to You If I Were Healthy?”A Book That Inspired and Motivated Me
Five years ago, on the Facebook page of one of the dystonia groups that I was a part of, I saw a t-shirt with this saying on it, “It’s just Dystonia, Don’t be jealous.” I thought it was an awesome shirt! Unfortunately, I never got around to buying it. But a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading Lessons Learned Along The Way
Stepping out of our comfort zones can be uncomfortable and even awkward at times. For some, it’s having a hard time talking to others they don’t know very well. For others, it’s learning to be a listener to a friend. As I grew up learning to talk to others on my communication device I learned … Continue reading The One Question That Makes Me Get Out Of Bed Every Day…
Have I ever told you I’m a people pleaser? This can be a good thing but it can also be a bad thing. Let me explain. I’m an artist. I paint paintings and sell them on my Facebook page. As a artist, I try to be open to ideas of what I should paint. The … Continue reading Painting Through The Jar-Tight Days
Last year after I watched the finale of the television show America’s got talent, I was on Simon Cowell’s (one of the judges) Twitter page and then I decided to comment on one of his tweets talking about the show being over. I simply said, “I understand you’re a busy man but when you have … Continue reading The Real Question Is, “Are You Willing To Be Used?”
Inhale...exhale...inhale…exhale. Breathing. We don’t think about it much. In 2010 it was estimated that “on average, a person at rest takes about 16 breaths per minute. This means we breathe about 960 breaths an hour, 23,040 breaths a day, 8,409,600 a year. Unless we get a lot of exercise. The person who lives to 80 … Continue reading Are You Calmly Resting In The Lord?
Have you ever considered how to tell your life in only six words? This past week I was challenged to write a six-word memoir in my online writing course called "Compel." A six-word memoir is basically six words that tell a powerful story. Now, you might be thinking, “My life isn’t interesting.” Think about what … Continue reading Unfinished Abstract, Hand-Painted By God.