This may be a bit dramatic but 29 felt like death. It was like the idea of a phoenix bursting into flames before it’s born again. At the time, I had no clue I would rise again.
The very thing that I thought I’d never recover from, is the very thing that helped me become more aware that I too need self-care. I too needed space, grace, and time to feel and heal. I too needed a safe space to deal with the hurt caused by others. Hurts caused by me allowing myself to be put in a box that I didn’t belong in. That I too needed the real self-care: Healing.
What's up BRIGGade!! Let’s not waste any time with chit-chat. Let’s get down to the struggles I’ve had while waiting for one of the promises God gave me to come into fruition. This may be a little long but hopefully you'll read it all the way through and gain something from it. Now, if you’ve … Continue reading Lessons from Waiting Impatiently
God has and will continue to handle the Bridging of my life.... I will continue to listen for him and walk in my light...
BRIGGade, Honestly and truly i hate to say this but these days i find myself counting down the days until Friday. Somehow my weeks have become more packed and my to-do list runneth over. I can't think of the last time I've had a minute to myself. I'm constantly working on something and or thinking … Continue reading Living for Friday’s
*ques Welcome back by Mase and begins to Harlem shake* Happy New Year BRIGGade!!! I hope these first 10 days have been full of good things for you. Feels like it’s been a min since I’ve been here…. Nevertheless!! Let’s get going… Now I know we’re only 10 days in but I hope each day … Continue reading We’re Baaacccckkkk!!
Well here we are... at the end of another year. In just a couple of week's give or take we will be welcoming the new year. You know.. "new year, new you" type of thing. Usually, I'm down for the "New Me" type thing but this year I'm happy to say new year same me...with … Continue reading Bye Bye Baby
Today I found that Paul and I have had much in common. Like Paul I have a thorn in my flesh. And I’ve been ignoring the pain of this thorn. I mean sometimes I ignore it so well that I forget that it’s there. Then other times the discomfort of it enrages me. Paul prayed … Continue reading The Thorn in my flesh
This season of my life has been the hardest. Not because I'm lacking anything that I truly need but because I have wants... I mean to simply put it, I want them NOW lol. and I haven't been too quiet about voicing them to God. and he's been pretty silent... or maybe I've been ignoring … Continue reading Finding Peace in a season of “Not Yet”
This week started with me being stretched... Growth hurts. I've heard you can't heal what you don't reveal and that's true. See the more I kept things inside the more I nursed and rehearsed them. That's like having a pity party in your head. This week the goal was to reveal and heal. Have you … Continue reading Dear Journal: Growing Pains