Yes, I have had a rough time of it along my life's journey. Some of it has been self-inflicted and some of it has been at the hands of others. As a woman of color; I have had to navigate life as a diplomat. I have to ensure my family is informed on the ways of this world and also empowered to make a difference in this world regardless of the obstacles presented. I will say that wanting better and deserving better is warranted. I will say getting better is a task I have undertaken personally.
Time for the Goliath in your life to be killed. You are more than a conqueror in Christ Jesus. If God is for you who or what can be against you. What do we wrestle against? It is not flesh or blood but principle, spiritual wickedness in high places. Giants and mountains can fall just by speaking a word of Faith to the situation. Faith Speaks and it is so! David knew God had protected him before against a lion he certainly knew this mere Goliath was a temporary obstacle that would be cut down.
N.O.W. Speaks = New-Beginnings is our Witness Speaks - Insightful conversations where testimonies are shared on the journey for how next level living occurred. Living life more abundantly as promised from God's Word. John 10:10 The Message Version 6-10 Jesus told this simple story, but they had no idea what he was talking about. So he tried again. “I’ll be explicit, then. I am the Gate for the sheep. All those others are up to no good—sheep rustlers, every one of them. But the sheep didn’t listen to them. I am the Gate. Anyone who goes through me will be cared for—will freely go in and out, and find pasture. A thief is only there to steal and kill and destroy. I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of.
The journey is constant. The struggle is real. The victory is available. The goal can be achieved. How? Well there is a realm where our destiny is unveiled. We can tap into this arena by simply putting our faith into action and our works into a precise plan. So, yes it can be ours to behold if we just strive on...
God has promised so much and I am just experiencing a small portion of what He has for me. I will say while getting to this point there were some devastating moments. NOW though is time for New Beginnings to be my Witness. Love and Blessings to all!
When all is stripped down and the only thing that is visible does it reflect only you Lord? God help me reflect you, your love, your way, and just you for nothing else matters! What do I reflect? What do people see? What is my reflection showing?
When all odds are seemingly against you and the door is shutting to your victory; what is your perspective? I would encourage you to press on towards the goal of your heart that in faith you have prayed for so that marvelous victory in Christ Jesus can be revealed for all mankind to witness. If you quit or give up even in the face of opposition; you will never obtain your goal(s). So again I ask what is your Perspective are you the Victor or the Victim?
Today I prayed and then I listened. I was impressed to define the word Perpetuate. I asked myself why this word? Then I realized that if I personally want change in my life for whatever situation I have wanted; I must be the one to choose to change. I needed to realize what do I consistently do that is in direct opposition to what I say or think or believe I want to do (what I have hoped for being or realized or manifested in my personal and professional life). So, for me I had to define this word as what is my habit? Then what will I do if I don't want this habit to dictate my current and eternal destiny? I offer my own thoughts and breakdown of the word for how we can have life and that life more abundant. I truly believe it starts with the choice and active decision to change who we subscribe as the author and finisher of our faith...then all the other pieces of our life's puzzle can start taking shape - one piece at a time and one moment at a time,.
PEACE is the prime objective. But let's get real in this current environment of civil unrest and violent siege against the US Capitol building it is seemingly far off. There is an obvious indifference visibly on display when the reaction for one group who are comprised of disgruntled privilege protestors because of the outcome from the electoral college votes violently intrude like terrorist againt the Capitol versus another who vocal march of BLM protestors who are in front of the Capitol for their belief that protection of their life matters. Absolutely both groups received by law enforcement in a different manner and yes this reaction causes a continual separation among the US citizens who are on the browner spectrum in our society. Disparity, Inequity, Systematic oppressions, and racial divide are a deep seated virus infecting and plaguinig us. What can we do? What should the Christian stance be in this time of unrest and violent insurrection? God commissions us to be Peacemakers. We are to lay the foundation of truth in action and live accordingly to that truth - God's word. So, Peace is simply not just a good thing to pray for and hope one day we achieve. Peace is an active choice to pursue. I am not a supporter of silence AND I do embrace Christ's examples for how we should depict being a maker of peace - an infulencer in the world. Let's explore more...By the way the choice is yours on how you conduct your life and declare your stance. Selah and Shalom.