Ugh, there are so many things that I hate about this single life; Yet there is so much that I enjoy. I hate that I feel like I need a man here at night just to make me feel safe. I hate that I feel like I need him here to get some real sleep. I… Read More Why I Hate Being Single, Yet Really Love It!
Have you noticed that the familiarity of your discomfort is easier to stay in than to step out into the change that God has called you to?… Read More Leaving the Comfort of My Dysfunctional Life
Loving yourself seems to be a taboo subject in some Christian circles. I understand because when I first learned of the notion to love myself, I kind of scoffed, like, that isn’t godly. It’s because my eyes weren’t opened to the truth of it. All I could see was narcissistic love, being a lover of… Read More Is “Self-Love” Selfish?
Single Mama, I know it doesn’t seem fair and it can get lonely but I want you to know that you are not alone! 5:45 a.m. My alarm goes off, I need to get up because this is my only quiet time with God. Drag my feet into my office (on a good day when I don’t press “snooze” instead) open up my Bible and journal some prayers.
“The biggest thing I fell into was planning every detail of how I could kill myself without hurting the baby I was carrying in my womb. I was a high suicide risk and I didn’t tell anyone except the one person who I wanted to care… and he didn’t…”… Read More Escaping the Pain When You Just Want to Die
“Emotional abuse, this can be the hardest to spot and the hardest to explain. They can be serial cheaters, controlling under the guise of trying to “protect you”, they play mind games, constantly lie, make you question your own reality…”… Read More Stop Settling for Lukewarm “Love”
“In the midst of this I became pregnant and went through the most emotionally painful and lonely pregnancy of my life. But this child kept me living”… Read More God Knew My Trial and My Child Before They Ever Came
I lived off of the highs of our relationship and the highs of weed. But when I hit the lows, they were SO LOW. Nothing kept me happy, nothing rid me of the deep pain inside. I attempted suicide 3 times by overdosing on different medications. Thanks to God, it wasn’t my time to go.… Read More My Rise From The Ashes of Depression and Self Harm
I couldn’t wrap my mind around the thought of being worth more than rubies when my husband couldn’t even see it. Was I mistaken? Did I need to perform more perfectly as a wife? Did I need to change my shy, reserved nature to be more like his extrovert mistress? No… none of that was the answer.… Read More If I’m Worth so Much, Why do I Feel so Worthless?