Posts filed under Words of Encouragement

Time to Reset

It’s the last day of the week, month and year.  Wow, did 2016 fly by or is it just me?  I had all these plans and goals that I set around this time last year and seemingly no time to get everything done.  It’s easy to get discouraged when you don’t meet goals and plans get pushed or changed. 

TRANSPARENT MOMENT:  I had a rough time last night.  As a prepared for bed it hit me that this year was coming to a close and there were things that I truly believed were going to happen for me and my family.  I thought to myself “here’s another year added to the...

10 Scriptures About Giving Thanks

It's Thanksgiving Day and while we should be thankful everyday, this holiday is set aside to encourage people to focus on what's important and being appreciative for what they have.  At least that's what it means to me.  Well, I want to share a few of my favorite scriptures on being thankful and giving thanks.  Enjoy!

Tips For Wives: How To Strengthen Your Marriage (Part Three)

She comforts, encourages, and does him only good as long as there is life within her. (Proverbs 31:12 AMP)

If you really want to see your husband be the best man God has called him to be (a loving, caring, strong, supportive husband), encourage him. I’ve witnessed something, there is nothing worse than seeing two people who say they love each other, tearing each other down. It hurts my heart to hear the way some wives talk to their husband and then turn around and complain that their husband isn’t affectionate, never wants to be home, etc.

Posted on October 17, 2014 and filed under Words of Encouragement.

My Lover, My Friend

Today is my anniversary and I am so blessed to be married to the man of my dreams for 10 years. It seems so unreal that someone like me has a husband who respects me, protects me, nurtures me, strengthens me, motivates me, corrects me, desires me, caresses me, kisses me, touches me & loves me. I never thought I would experience true love

Posted on June 14, 2013 and filed under Words of Encouragement.

Tips For Wives: How To Strengthen Your Marriage (Part Two)

Tip Two: Demonstrate Forgiveness (LET IT GO)

Have you ever prayed about something and it seems as if your prayers don’t get answered? Mark 11:25 says that before we ask God for anything, we need to show forgiveness towards anyone who we are holding a grudge against. Why is this important in your marriage? You & your husband will have disagreements, your feelings may even get hurt and as women we often hold on to the pain and allow it to intensify. Just LET IT GO! Holding on to...

Posted on June 13, 2013 and filed under Words of Encouragement.

Tips For Wives: How To Strengthen Your Marriage (Part One)

Tip One: Pray For Effective Communication

There's just something about prayer! It's a way to communicate with God and make your request(s) known to Him. Prayer is so powerful in a marriage and it works. Through prayer, God can soften your husband's heart and God (through your prayers) can communicate to your husband in ways that you can't and bring peace within your marriage. I often get asked "what should I do to maintain a healthy relationship with my husband?" One of my top answers

Good Marriages Still Exists

This week, my husband and I will celebrate a huge milestone. We will be married 10 years this coming Friday! I am just too excited, honored and humbled to have such an amazing man that I can call my husband. Over the next several days, in honor of my anniversary, I will be sharing tips for married women (and women who desire to be married) from a message I previously taught at a women's luncheon. I pray that this series of tips blesses you. Please share your thoughts, questions and feedback. Enjoy!

"And so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled." (Titus 2:4-5)

"I Don't Date Dark Girls"

I remember being in high school and this really good looking guy said "you're cute but I don't date dark girls". From that moment on my life was changed. I was so hurt by those words. That's when depression, thoughts of suicide and low self esteem started to creep in. I felt like I would never be good enough to have someone in my life that would love me for me. As time went on, I started to settle for less than what I knew I deserved. I started starving myself to...

The Past is the Past

Don't ever let anyone make you feel bad because you have made changes in your life to be a better person. Some people want to remind you of your past so that you lose focus on your future. Statements like "don't forget where you came from" & "I remember when you use to...". Sad to say that there are people in your life that don't want to see you succeed or do better because they themselves want to...