Category: Encouragement

A Double Portion

Not long ago, I went to a soup kitchen to volunteer. I volunteered with this organization a few times in the past and was eager to spend more time volunteering in 2018. The last few times I volunteered, we served food during three shifts and it was critically important to ensure each guest received the same portion. During the first two shifts the portions … Read More A Double Portion

It’s Still a Blessing

After you’ve prayed and waited a long time, and God finally gives you what you’ve been praying for, although it may come with obstacles big and small, don’t forget that it’s still a blessing. I bought my house 4.5 years ago. For the first 2-3 years I would sit on the steps, in the dark, and thank God for this magnificent blessing. This year, … Read More It’s Still a Blessing

Fall

Today while rollerblading I said to God, “I don’t want to fall.” I started to take it back but I meant it, so I didn’t. Five minutes later I fell. It wasn’t a cute fall either. There were people around…both my knees, and hands hit the ground and I rolled away with some scrapes and bruises. As soon as I fell I remembered what … Read More Fall

You Got This

Today I went indoor rock climbing. I felt good walking into the gym, had the opportunity to look at the walls and holds, and decided I was going to have the victory! The first time I went climbing I was with my mentee. She was around 15 or 16 years old and I thought this would be a great way for us to bond. … Read More You Got This

Pushing Through…

The other day I was sitting in traffic. I HATE traffic! All sorts of unladylike things come out of my mouth while I sit in or navigate through traffic.  On this particular day, I was on my way to eat dinner with a friend so I was in a bit of a rush. There was so much traffic, it seemed like I would never get … Read More Pushing Through…

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